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People Treated for Severe Trauma and Shock in Southern Israel

People Treated for Severe Trauma and Shock in Southern Israel

Video: Miriam Ballin interviewed on Channel 20 news about the Unit and its activities near Gaza. The Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit’s were very busy treating shocked patients in Sderot and the Gaza periphery yesterday. At least 10 people in Gaza periphery communities required medical treatment for trauma

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Psychotrauma Crisis and Response Unit leaders visit Johannesburg!

Psychotrauma Crisis and Response Unit leaders visit Johannesburg!

Psychotrauma Crisis and Response Unit leaders, Dr. Adam Balin and Avi Tenenbaum, along with Founder and President of United Hatzalah Eli Beer, are currently visiting Johannesburg, South Africa. Dr. Adam Balin and Avi Tenenbaum, are there for ten days to train a group of mental health professionals

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Psychotrauma Volunteers Train South African Medics in Emotional First Aid

Psychotrauma Volunteers Train South African Medics in Emotional First Aid

United Hatzalah is sending a team to create a psychotrauma unit for South African first-responders. Click here to read more…    

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As Conflict in South Intensifies Newly Graduated Psychological First Responders and Inaugurated Volunteer House Open to Provide Aid

As Conflict in South Intensifies Newly Graduated Psychological First Responders and Inaugurated Volunteer House Open to Provide Aid

As the veil of conflict once again falls on Israel’s southern area and the city of Sderot, United Hatzalah of Israel has increased its presence in the conflict zone by opening a new volunteer house and graduating a new course of Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit volunteers

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Watch this incredible interview about the Psychotrauma Unit on i24 News

Watch this incredible interview about the Psychotrauma Unit on i24 News
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Miriam Ballin presents at IPRED conference

Miriam Ballin presents at IPRED conference

Miriam Ballin, Avi Steinherz and Avi Tennenbaum represented the Pschychotrauma Crisis and Response Unit  at the International Preparedness and Response to Emergencies and Disasters IPRED.  

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Psychotrauma medic gives first-hand account of events following fatal Jaffa explosion.

Psychotrauma medic gives first-hand account of events following fatal Jaffa explosion.

“The Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit is tasked with providing psychological and emotional stabilization to the people at the scene of traumatic events who need their help. The goal of the unit is to provide on-scene psychological first aid known as PFA to those suffering from psychological

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Presenting Unit at International Hatzalah Conference in South Africa

Presenting Unit at International Hatzalah Conference in South Africa

Avi Steinherz presenting the Psychotrauma Crisis and Response Unit to all Hatzalah’s worldwide in South Africa at the international Hatzalah conference.

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Presenting our work at the Balfour Conference

Presenting our work at the Balfour Conference

Proud to have been able to present our work at the Balfour Conference this past week before a group of amazing Christian Zionists. Thank you all for your support!

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United Hatzalah Sends Three Psychotrauma Responders to Florida

United Hatzalah Sends Three Psychotrauma Responders to Florida

United Hatzalah sent out three Pscyhotrauma responders (and 4 Search and Rescue medics) from Israel to Florida to help with Hurricane Irma’s disastrous effects.  The three Psychotrauma Team Responders (who are also EMS responders) that flew to Florida are:     Avi Steinherz, Clinical Social Worker   Sima Farkas,

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