Weekly Emails

Weekly Emails


Previous Emails

October 22, 2021

Putting Myself Last

Sometimes selfishness is a good thing. We are taught to be caregivers, to think of others before ourselves and be loyal and giving whenever possible. And while these are admirable traits to which...

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October 15, 2021

Food for Thought

Often when an individual comes to us facing one crisis, there is something else brewing beneath the surface. Getting to the root of the problem and finding the right support can be a challenge...

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October 8, 2021

Adult Content

Sara* and her husband, Eli* moved to Houston looking for an “out of town” environment in which they could build their home and feel like they were making a meaningful...

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October 1, 2021

Marriage Counseling

In the best of circumstances, marriages take work and a solid foundation to succeed. When they begin with past issues that haven’t been dealt with, it is a sure formula for painful challenges...

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September 10, 2021

Outside Counsel

Raising children can be a difficult yet meaningful and joyful task. The pain of seeing one’s child struggle is hard, especially with all of life’s other challenges that don’t stop for just one crisis....

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September 2, 2021

Shana Tova 5782

This past year has been the busiest one Amudim has ever seen-ranging from seeing our daily caseload double to helping thousands more with emergency travel needs as well as students...

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August 27, 2021

Perfectly Imperfect

Society has conditioned most of us to believe that we can have and do it all if we are just motivated and work hard enough. But when we juggle too many balls, some are bound to fall, creating a ripple effect...

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August 20, 2021

Seasonal Progression

As the summer comes to a close and most are returning to the routine structure of their lives, those with trauma and mental illness often feel that much more isolated and alone...

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August 13, 2021

Masking Depression

No matter how dark life can sometimes feel, there is always a way out if you just know where to turn and are willing to open the door. While there is no magical fix, with the right support...

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August 6, 2021

Clear Diagnosis

Atypical situations require a thorough and nuanced approach to assess how we can most effectively and accurately support someone’s needs. While it can sometimes take...

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July 30, 2021

The Pain of Grief

Pain and grief take their toll in many ways; and when left unresolved, their impact does not magically disappear. We at Amudim know all too well that we often can’t control...

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July 23, 2021

School Bully

School is supposed to be a safe and secure place, yet this is sadly not always the case. Those in authority can make or break the experience a child has in his...

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July 16, 2021

Financial Support

Baruch Hashem, there are benevolent individuals who have devoted their resources to helping others; and Amudim works tirelessly to connect them...

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July 2, 2021

Steps Towards a Healthy Future

Healing from addiction is not a one step process, nor does it happen overnight. But when an individual seeks out the right combination of treatment and support...

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June 25, 2021

Healing from Trauma

Izzy*, a 30 year old father of four, came to Amudim when the after effects of the trauma he had suffered as a child became too much to bear. For many years...

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June 18, 2021

A Different Type of Crisis

This week has been a busy one at Amudim, to say the least. In addition to dealing with our active caseload and other emergencies, unexpected issues arose...

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June 11, 2021

Confronting Grief​

The loss of a loved one can hit hard and have ripple effects that don’t just disappear on their own. But having someone to help guide a person through the stages of grief...

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June 4, 2021

Dangerous Thoughts

Reaching out for help when a loved one is suffering is a brave step. But sometimes in doing so, we uncover deeper issues that would never otherwise emerge....

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