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Remembering Rabbi Dr. Avraham J. Twerski: on his first yahrzeit

I once asked him if he had any regrets and he smiled “Not at all.  I only wish I had had more strength to do what needed to be done.”

Remebering Rabbi Dr. Avraham J. Twerski on his first yahrzeit

OxyContin manufacturer pleads guilty to three criminal charges

Purdue Pharma has admitted blocking US government efforts to combat opioid addiction crisis.

Pharmaceutical giant admits to paying doctors to push OxyContin

Screen addiction among teens: Is there such a thing?

Are we truly addicted to technology? And what about our kids? It's a scary question, and a big one for scientists right now

Screen addiction among teens: Is there such a thing?

Screen addiction among teens: Is there such a thing?

The word "addiction" may be attracting controversy, but you don't need a doctor's pronouncement to work on putting the devices down.

Screen addiction among teens: Is there such a thing?

Is addiction growing in the Jewish community?

A conference discussing drug, alcohol and internet addiction within the Jewish community will take place in NY in December.

Is addiction growing in the Jewish community?

Helping Friends Who Don't Want Help

How do you begin to approach a subject that is sensitive?

Helping Friends Who Don't Want Help

Jewish groups fighting against opioid epidemic

Over 20 Orthodox Jews died from overdoses since Rosh Hashana - showing no community is immune, and mobilizing groups to fight the scourge.

Jewish groups putting up a fight against growing opioid epidemic

Opiods-Heroin: Addictive and dangerous

Addictions often start in the home. Kids crush and snort pills for a quick high . Heroin is an Opiod, addictive and dangerous.

Your children have easier access to drugs than you think

From addict to leader

Addicts must learn to empathize with themselves and their pain and hold onto drive and motivation to get free from addiction.

From addict to leader

Addicted: Getting out of the QUICK -FIX Mentality

What can be done to prevent addiction?What can we do to protect our children from falling into this deadly trap?

Addicted: Getting out of the QUICK-FIX  Mentality

Parenting an at-risk teen

At-risk teens are unhappy and unproductive. Many turn to drugs and alcohol and reject Torah values. Parent with a plan.Express your love.

Parenting n At-Risk Teen:.. Help to bring a POSITIVE CHANGE

The alcohol infatuation

Exposing and encouraging youngsters to a lifestyle that lauds the use of alcohol may leave lifelong implications.

The alcohol infatuation

Substance abuse: Detection, treatment, prevention

It is important for parents to be knowledgeable about drugs.The problem won't go away on its own. Get help! Get Support!

Substance abuse in adolescents: Detection, treatment, prevention

School's Out! Make Sure Your Child isn't At Risk

How a simple talk can stop your child falling prey to addiction, sexual abuse.

School's Out! Make Sure Your Child isn't At Riskplayer