Harnessing the power of technology to transform mental health care

With the establishment of its new research institute, Mayanei Hayeshua is at the forefront of medical research in the fields of mental health and women’s wellness BY NERIA BARR NOVEMBER 1, 2021 14:06 Mayanei Hayeshua’s acclaimed mental health center is regarded as a role model for psychiatric hospitals in Israel. Now with the establishment of […]

Mayanei Hayeshua in ’50 Most Influential Jews’- Jerusalem Post’s special edition

Mayanei Hayeshua Medical CenterTreating the body and mind By Alan Rosenbaum “COVID gave us a bit of a jolt,” says Chaim Fachler, Director of International Resource Development at Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, with typical British understatement, “but we were one of the first community hospitals to react in an efficient and effective way.” Mayanei Hayeshua […]

“Someone in your close vicinity could be suffering from an eating disorder.”

Article by Dr Laufer on Eating Disorders – Mishpacha magazine Dr. Tzofia Laufer, the Deputy Director of the Eating Disorders Department at Mayanei Hayeshua, has issued a stark warning: “Someone in your close vicinity could be suffering from an eating disorder.” According to Dr Laufer, a psychiatrist specializing in eating disorders, there is a common […]

Prestigious Magazine “Frontiers” features groundbreaking research by Mayanei Hayeshua’s Eating Disorders Unit

Virtual Online Home-Based Treatment During the COVID-19 Pandemic for Ultra-Orthodox Young Women With Eating Disorders Written by: Yael Latzer, Esther Herman, Rachel Ashkenazi, Orna Atias, Sofia Laufer, Ateret Biran Ovadya, Tova Oppenheimer, Meirav Shimoni, Moria Uziel, Daniel Shtein Background: With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need arose to maintain treatment continuity for religious […]

In the wake of recent events: This is how we will cope with anxieties

In the wake of recent events: This is how we will cope with anxietiesThe sequence of difficult events, starting with the deadly Covid-19 pandemic, continuing on to the Meron disaster and now, the missile attacks, has aroused fears and anxieties among children. Professor Israel Strous, Director of the Psychiatric Department of the Mental Health Division […]

Asking our specialists – Meron disaster

Doctor, I have a question:How can we properly mediate the Meron disaster for our children and how are you helping families in the difficult days following the disaster? Yael Parush, an expert clinical psychologist and Director of Parenting for Toddlers at the Mayanei Hayeshua Mental Health Center, responds: “We woke up on Friday to news […]

In the Wake of the Meron Tragedy

The professional coverage of the mental health system at Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center is available to support those who were there, at the tragic disaster in Meron, and to provide assistance and guidance to help them cope and move forward.Immediately after the announcement of this terrible tragedy, the Mayanei Hayeshua mental health team mobilized to […]

Mayanei Hayeshua expands role of Tele-psychiatry in response to Covid-19

Teletherapy - Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center

Mayanei Hayeshua’s Mental Health Center responded to the Covid-19 pandemic by significantly expanding its tele-psychiatric services. Thanks to tele-psychiatry, more patients can be treated, shortening waiting lists and expanding geographical coverage.Virtual meetings between patients and mental health practitioners have become the new norm around the world, and Mayanei Hayeshua’s committed staff have adopted this new […]

Mayanei Hayeshua’s Professor Rael Strous takes London by Storm

In the last week of November 2019, Professor Rael Strous, the South African-born medical director of Mayanei Hayeshua’s Mental Health Centre, and professor of psychiatry at Tel Aviv University’s Faculty of Medicine, was in London for a busy round of meetings and events organised by the British Friends of Mayanei Hayeshua.

Professor Rael Strous leads training event at major London Hospital

Prof. Rael Strous

“Food Fight: tackling the stigma of eating disorders,” was the title of a Level 3 annual Safeguarding Children training event covering key aspects and approaches to managing eating disorders. The evening training session at London’s St Pancras Hospital on 26 November 2019 was under the auspices of Mayanei Hayeshua’s Mental Health Centre, and was attended […]