by Susan Weidman Schneider

Alcohol? Oxycodon? Helping Israelis Treat Addiction

This spring, Toby Mower, a substance abuse treatment counselor, gave a significant grand to Ben Gurion University of the Negev to create Israel’s first-ever curriculum teaching practitioners ways to treat – and even prevent – addiction. Mower, 73, told Lilith that the spur for this innovative education venture came out of her own experience. She has been in recovery from alcoholism for more than 30 years.

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