Moving Forward

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Mental illness can be cured.

Mental illness, as the name implies, is an illness. And, again, as the name implies, it can be cured. But, unlike strep throat, a mental health patient harbors fears of facing the cure and rejoining the world. His rehabilitation can be greatly delayed due to his inability to take those frightening steps. Continue reading Moving Forward

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Mental Rehabilitation in a Framework Appropriate for a Yeshiva Student

Hamevaser
Aug. 1, 2014

A new Ezer Mizion program enables mentally ill, young, religious men to rehabilitate in a sheltered environment  without giving up on their values.Brown Satin Kippah
The Cohen family experienced a saga of worry, distress, and deep challenge when their son Moshe, an 18-year-old yeshiva boy, went through a mental crisis. Continue reading Mental Rehabilitation in a Framework Appropriate for a Yeshiva Student

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Yetzirah b’chol Tzurah (Creativity in every Form)

Catchy title, isn’t it if you know Hebrew? The title was created by the members of one of Ezer Mizion’s Social Clubs for women in the process of mental health rehabilitation. The evening entitled Yetzirah b’chol Tzurah enabled the women to display their creations, which ranged from crafts to poetry, from dance to art, all which had been produced at Ezer Mizion’s Mental Health Division’s  various programs.

Continue reading Yetzirah b’chol Tzurah (Creativity in every Form)

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Stoned…Trapped…and Alive

 

We had been an ordinary family with the ordinary ups and downs. On a Thursday, about a half year ago, our lives suddenly took a 180 degree turn. We were on the way home from a visit with my mother when  our car was stoned-an all to frequent occurrence in Israel. pr Adele Chaya food 1235098_233836313435979_1233295692_n As a result, my three daughters and I found ourselves trapped under a truck. Adele Chaya was extricated from there in critical condition. Continue reading Stoned…Trapped…and Alive

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‘Who Never Forgets You’

Thank you note from an employee at the
Mental Health Rehabilitation Catering Service
to her “colleagues” at Ezer Mizion

To the wonderful staff

I work with you, and greatly enjoy
your wonderful attitude,
The  help and support
that each of you give.

And above all –
“Ezer Mizion” –
which I truly feel is
an “Ezer” – a help.

You all help people, and I see it every day in your department.

Best wishes for much success and a pleasant vacation.

Miri K.

(who never forgets you)

 

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