Emotional crisis hotline reports 150% rise in calls

13.03.2012                      19.Adar. 5772

Telefon-Hilfe:

Emotional crisis hotline reports 150% rise in calls

Sharp increase noted as rockets continue to pound South; hotline operating on emergency schedule.

There has been a sharp increase in the number of calls received by the country’s emotional crisis hotline Eran over the past three days, since rocket attacks on southern Israel started to escalate Friday night.
“We have been operating on an emergency schedule and giving priority to all the calls coming in from the south of the country,” said Dr. Shiri Daniels, the director of counseling for the organization, which offers a wide range of treatment services for anxiety, stress and other emotional conditions….