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  • The road from addiction to the chuppah

    By Ryan Torok

    December 14, 2015 | 10:42 am

    Yehoshua Lowy, a former cocaine and heroin user, said he weighed 127 pounds and had track marks up and down his arms when he entered the Los Angeles-based Chabad Residential Treatment Center in 2010.

    On Nov. 23, the 29-year-old New Jersey resident celebrated five years of...

  • Wedding: Bridge to reconciliation

    September 18, 2013 | 12:02 pm

    I got married June 30 at the Chabad Residential Treatment Center. 

    Yes, you read that correctly. I didn’t get married at the Four Seasons but at a drug and alcohol rehab facility on the corner of Olympic and Hauser boulevards. It was the most un-orthodox Orthodox Jewish wedding a...

  • Welcome to rehab city

    June 12, 2013 | 5:16 pm

    At 9:30 a.m. on a recent Tuesday morning, six men in their 20s and 30s were sitting on leather chairs in a cozy, dimly lit room in a nondescript Miracle Mile building, sharing with one another and two therapists their progress in transitioning from a life of addiction to what they...