A therapeutic, rehabilitative, spiritual, educational program which serves at-risk youth and young adults suffering from substance abuse. While living and studying at the Mechina, these kids overcome their addictions, become part of a community, find meaning and prepare for ‘life’. With a close to 100% induction rate into the army — many in combat units — this means that these young men are, at long last, on the right path.
D. spent most of his teen years getting high and drinking. A counselor from Mechinat Liel took him under his wings. D. stopped drinking and taking drugs. “I feel like a person now. The warm relationships and the feeling of family at Mechinat Liel changed me.”