A Crown Heights grandmother who is concerned for her grandson, asks: "What Causes Depression? Can It Be Prevented?" Dr. Dovid Schwartz responds. Video
What Causes Depression? Can It Be Prevented?
How Can I Help Someone Who’s Being Bullied?
Operation Survival: Dr. Rona Novick discusses the role of the bystander and what you should do if you see bullying happen. Full Story, Video
How Do I Deal With Difficult Parents?
A Crown Heights Rebbi asks for advice on dealing with difficult parents. "I want to help the child but the parents are impossible." Dr. Shimon Waronker responds. Full Story, Video
Should the Schools Be Talking to Our Children About Drugs
A Crown Heights mother is concerned after a teacher spoke with her students about the dangers of drug abuse, "Why expose my innocent daughter to drugs?" Educator Dena Gorkin responds. Full Story, Video
How To Prevent Cyber Bullying?
Dr. Rona Novick tells Operation Survival that parents need to supervise their children, know their passwords, and have access to their online presences. Full Story, Video
Should I Refuse to Let the School Evaluate My Child
A concerned Crown Heights mother wants to know whether to allow the Yeshiva to evaluate her son, since a learning disability is seen as a stigma by many. Operation Survival asks Dr. Shimon Waronker to respond. Full Story, Video
Shiurim & Live Events
Spot Early Signs of Drug Use
Parents often wonder how they can know if their teenager is using drugs when his or her behavior is so erratic under normal circumstances. Dr. Miriam Gross answers. Full Story, Video
Should Parents Argue In Front of Their Children?
A Crown Heights mother asks whether it is ok to disagree with her husband in front of their children and whether it sets a bad example. Here's what Rabbi Shea Hecht answered. Full Story, Video
If You’re Suspicious Teen Takes Drugs
A mother from Brooklyn asked whether to confront her teenager over suspicions that he is using drugs; Operation Survival asked Dr. Miriam Gross, PsyD, MFT to respond. Full Story, Video
What Are The Effects of Bullying? Is it Really That Bad?
Dr. Rona Novick discusses with Operation Survival the harmful effects of bullying and why bullying is worse than ever and even deadly. Full Story, Video
From The Gegent
Speaking To Teens About Alcohol
What should a parent do when their teenager goes to a party where alcohol and other substances may be present? Educator Dena Gorkin answers. Full Story, Video
How Can I Prevent My Child From Being a Bully?
A concerned mother from Crown Heights asks about what she can to stop her child from becoming a bully. Operation Survival turns to Dr. Rona Novick to respond. Full Story, Video
“My Child is Being Bullied, And No One Cares”
A mother wrote to Operation Survival that her child is being bullied in one of the local Mosdos and the school doesn't seem to be doing anything about the bullying. Dr. Rona Novick, PhD, responds. Full Story, Video
There is No Shame in Getting Help
New video series from Operation Survival: "I was diagnosed with mental illness. Can I live a normal life?" David Schwartz, Psy.D., LCSW answers. Full Story, Video
Why Are So Many Teens Self Medicating Today?
New video series from Operation Survival: Anxiety and depression in teens are more prevalent today than five years ago. Dena Gorkin, CPP, explains why and what parents can do to prevent it. Full Story, Video
What is the Best Way to Educate My Child?
New video series from Operation Survival: There are many opinions as to what education really is. Shimon Waronker, EdD, believes education is primarily the development of character traits in a child. Full Story, Video
Prevention101: What is Bullying
New video series from Operation Survival: What is bullying? What is the difference between aggressive behavior and bullying? Full Story, Video
Tools To Protect Kids From Drugs
New video series from Operation Survival: What are some tools parents can use to help protect their kids from drugs? Full Story, Video
Picture of the Day
Senator Jesse Hamilton presented Operation Survival in Crown Heights a super-check representing a $50,000 grant from NYS to support addiction prevention programs and education. More
New Clip Promotes Safe Choices
Operation Survival releases a safety video, "Inner Voice, Better Choice", starring singer Eli Marcus and Yeshiva kids. Full Story, Video
Clip Alerts Over Easy Overdose
Operation Survival launched a campaign to alert Crown Heights residents about prescription opioids and drug abuse. Full Story, Video
‘Nobody Immune’ to Drug Epidemic
10 people in the Crown Heights community died using drugs in recent years, says Yaacov Behrman of drug prevention group Operation Survival. Full Story