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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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May 21, 2021

From Trauma to Trauma

Lately, very often when people call me, I answer by asking “Is this an emergency?”, but over the last year, I have almost been exclusively receiving emergency calls ranging from abuse to COVID...

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May 14, 2021

Change of Plans

When you work at Amudim, one of the things that you learn right away is that crises are never scheduled, which means that when a situation strikes, you need to be able to shift gears quickly...

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May 28, 2021

The Sound of Silence

Sometimes silence can be deafening and noise serene and joyful. Yet danger can hide beneath both. But if you listen carefully and pay close attention ...

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May 7, 2021

Center of the Crisis

We traveled to Israel just over a week ago to honor the legacy of Amudim founder, Mendy Klein, on his yahrzeit by dedicating a crisis center in his memory....

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April 30, 2021

Remembering Mendy Klein Z"L

It’s been three years since Mendy’s Z”L passing, and not a day goes by that I don’t think about him, not because of his picture that sits on my desk...

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April 16, 2021

Support System

Being away from friends and family can take its toll. We all need our support systems, our “village” of close ones who are always in our corner. But throughout...

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April 9, 2021

Food Fight

Eating disorders are a difficult and dangerous challenge, exacerbated by feelings of shame and isolation which prevent a person from seeking help.

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March 26, 2021

Celebrating Freedom

Pesach is all about freedom, a concept that has taken on new meaning for most of us given what the world has been like over the past 12 months. While we can’t honestly say that COVID is in our collective...

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March 19, 2021

12 Steps Forward, 2 Steps Back

Addiction is challenging, especially when very often it spills over to impact a person’s family and loved ones. But there is a way out. Recovery is possible, no matter how...

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March 12, 2021

Having a Bad Mourning

Dealing with the loss of a close friend or loved one is never easy. It often brings up feelings of grief, guilt and other painful emotions...

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March 5, 2021

Postpartum Confession

Growing up in a loving and secure home creates the backbone for addressing any challenges that might arise. Absent of that, people have to find their own sources...

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February 26, 2021

On this Holiday we wear Masks

This Purim is unlike any we have ever experienced before. Normally I would be sharing some responsible precautions and the importance of consideration when....

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February 19, 2021

Bad Teacher

School is supposed to be an enjoyable place to learn, find safety in structure, and work towards a bright future. And it is tragic and painful when something happens...

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February 12, 2021

Insuring a Healthy Future

Navigating the world of treatment and insurance can be overwhelming, but Amudim is committed to guiding individuals on the right plan of healing....

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February 05, 2021

Closed Borders Open Hearts

With all the new restrictions in place, it has become increasingly difficult to help people who need to travel to Israel for various reasons....

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