Tag Archives: Psychotrauma

United Hatzalah in Cooperation With the Ministry of Diaspora send Psychological First Response Team to Aid Pittsburgh

A team of volunteers from United Hatzalah of Israel, in cooperation with the Ministry of Diaspora and the Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh, is heading from Israel to aid the community and victims of the shooting attack that took place in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Going Above and Beyond With Pizza and Ice Cream

Yosef Bruchim volunteers with United Hatzalah both as an EMT and as part of the Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit. On a recent Thursday evening, Yosef was at home in Bnei Brak eating dinner with his wife when they heard … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Psychotrauma Unit Sends Ambulance to Bolster Sderot

Following the Intensification of rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip this past weekend, United Hatzalah’s Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit Director Miriam Ballin visited the city and its responders in order to bring some much-needed support to the residents and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

United Hatzalah Expands Psychotrauma and Crisis Response K-9 Unit

A new volunteer has joined the ranks of United Hatzalah’s Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit, only this one has four legs. Toffy, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, a breed known around the world for excelling as therapy dogs, has gone … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

United Hatzalah To Train South African First Responders in Psyhcological and Emotional First Aid

This article was written by Rebecca Stadlen Amir first appeared in Israel21C United Hatzalah of Israel is sending a delegation of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) to Johannesburg, South Africa, to train their counterparts in providing effective psychotrauma care in times of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jaffa Explosion – Perspective From a First Responder

One of the most difficult things to do as a first responder is to prepare yourself mentally for the situation that you are about to walk into. There are so many variables and so many unknowns that take place in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Israel Rescue Coalition and United Hatzalah Team Helps Evacuees in Atlanta and Savannah Before Heading to Florida

The Israel Rescue Coalition (IRC) and United Hatzalah (UH) Search and Rescue team that departed Israel on Saturday night landed in Atlanta early Sunday morning. The team stocked up on supplies to bring to battered Florida but was grounded due … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Israeli Volunteer Doctor Talks About Her Experiences Helping People in Texas After Harvey

My name is Dr. Miriam Staub and I was one of the Psychotrauma and Crisis Response team members that were sent to help evacuees in Houston by the Israel Rescue Coalition (IRC) and United Hatzalah (UH). While in the Houston … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

IRC and United Hatzalah Sending Search and Rescue, EMS and Psychotrauma Teams To Florida In Response to Irma

On Thursday at 9:30 a.m. the directorship of the Israel Rescue Coalition (IRC) met in order to make plans for deployment to Florida in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Members of Israel’s Search and Rescue Units, as well as medical … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment