Retorno, Jewish International Rehabilitation Center

The war is over, but for thousands of kids, the battle rages on. So far, RETORNO has helped more than 2200 kids regain their balance. Click here for more →

Outpatient Services

NEW! Expanded services in English! RETORNO’s outpatient facility, MIFGASHIM, will change your life. Get empowered and work on recovery while maintaining yourdaily routine at home, work, or school. Unlike standard “meetings,” MIFGASHIM provides a comprehensive treatment plan that can help you succeed even if you’ve tried other programs without success. New groups for eating disorders and codependency. Read more

Private Rehab

RETORNO’S PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL REHAB has just relocated to its brand new facility in Panama, combining the most essential aspects of both inpatient and outpatient programs. It is a highly specialized treatment program, tailor-made to every individual. Available in English and Spanish, the program utilizes a varied approach encompassing both traditional and holistic therapies. Subsidies are available for qualified participants. Read more

Jewish Rehab in Israel

Research proves that long-term rehab is the most effective. RETORNO’S INPATIENT TREATMENT CENTER  incorporates the 12 Steps with a holistic treatment program in a serene country setting. Sabbath and Jewish holidays are observed, food is strictly kosher, and daily prayer and Torah classes (not mandatory) create an enriching spiritual environment. Participants in the English program enjoy additional trips and groups. Read more

Therapeutic Horseback Riding

The Road to RecoveryOne of RETORNO’S most powerful treatments is our renowned HORSEBACK RIDING THERAPY program. Through horseback riding, you learn to separate your emotions from the rest of you. You learn not to fear your emotions, but deal with them.

Rehab for Teens

A place to think, a place to growRETORNO’S YOUTH PROGRAM is a full Inpatient Therapeutic Community for teenagers ages 14 to 18. Funded by Israel’s Welfare Department, the program accommodates up to 48 youth, with separate divisions for boys and girls. The program lasts approximately 18 months.

document iconTours, Seminars, Prevention

RETORNO’S TOURS, SEMINARS, and WORKSHOPS combine sightseeing and adventure with an exciting, uplifting, enriching, educational experience. Every program is custom-built according to your needs, combining of any of our activities. Perfect for students, teachers, businesses, and community leaders. Programs available in English and Hebrew. Read more


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Help Online

help iconRetorno’s forum will give you all the answers you need about Rehab, Addictions and Healthy Living. Go to Retorno’s Forum

RETORNO’S ADDICTION treatment programs are based on the successful 12 Steps program. With separate programs for men, women, and youth, RETORNO treats alcohol addiction, drug addiction, gambling addiction, sex addiction, love addiction, pornography addiction, codependency, and food addiction. Established by Rabbi Eitan Eckstein, RETORNO is the largest JEWISH DRUG REHAB PROGRAM in the world. All facilities are strictly kosher, and daily religious services and Torah classes are available, though not mandatory.


Do Your Part In Operation Protective Edge

Do Your Part In Operation Protective Edge

Over 4,000 rockets fell during Operation Protective Edge. RETORNO fights back with Operation Protective Hug.

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The Link Between PTSD and Substance Abuse

The Link Between PTSD and Substance Abuse

It is well documented that there is a link between PTSD and addiction. How does this work now, and what is RETORNO doing to help?

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Peace Under Fire

Peace Under Fire

Another group of teenagers came to us for a little peace and quiet, and we tried to give them the tools to take that quiet back home. As part of OPERATION PROTECTIVE HUG, they came straight off the front lines to three days of respite – three days of hugs.

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