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Ukraine crisis: Israel's opportunity to help heal trauma - opinion

Sometimes, opportunities can arise from great tragedy and we must be ready to meet the challenge when they do. Let us not waste this one.

By NERYA MEIR
16/03/2022
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Marijuana for trauma: Report shows positive effects of medical cannabis

An Israeli medical center and cannabis producer are making a joint effort to report weed’s benefits.

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50% increase in calls to mental health hotline since pandemic began

A majority of complaints centered around acute mental stress (depression, anxiety, stress, etc.) with over 85,000 inquiries to ERAN centered around them. Loneliness was also commonly cited.

Hanging on by a threat: When Diaspora Jews are targeted with terror

Existential threat, whenever and wherever there is a risk to survival, generates cognitive and emotional activation in the brain.

By RABBI DR. DAVID FOX
10/02/2022

They say it takes a village, but even a small group can make a difference

In the IDF, Amir apprehended smugglers and terrorists and found underground attack tunnels.

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All service dogs to be allowed in all public spaces by November 2022

Until now, only guide dogs, who help those with physical disabilities, have been allowed in all public spaces in Israel.

21/11/2021

Gaza’s traumatized youth increasingly turn to music therapy

Nearly a million residents need psychological support, Palestinian Health Ministry says.

By SANAA ALSWERKY/THE MEDIA LINE
07/11/2021

What lies behind an IDF soldier's mask of invulnerability?

The only thing that mattered was being under the stretcher

By HADASSAH FAUR
04/11/2021

This week in Jerusalem: Biggest trauma

A weekly round-up of city affairs.

15/09/2021
IN MY example, little triggers arouse big fears.

Here's how to fight trauma triggers and their behaviors:

Your job is to become aware of when, why and how you get triggered by a “perceived” past threat. Then you must learn how to correctly respond so you can master your fear and reduce your anxiety.

By DR. BATYA L. LUDMAN
08/07/2021
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