Health Restoration International, Ltd., Marilyn Murray, the Murray Method, Project Restoration Russia.

Educating and Providing Resources for Health...
Emotionally, Intellectually, Spiritually and Physically

News From Health Restoration International

  • Moscow State University of Psychology and Education is preparing two post-graduate programs: one regarding the treatment of addictions/dependencies and one regarding the prevention of these destructive behaviors. These will be the only such government approved university programs in Russia; each will include 120 hours of The Murray Method in their curriculums and are scheduled to start in September, 2009.

  • Moscow has opened the first women's crisis shelter: HOPE - The Center for Social, Legal and Psychological Support of Women, and we are excited to participate in training members of their staff.

  • Marilyn had the opportunity to speak at several events, both in Moscow and in the States:
    • to one-hundred-fifty school psychologists for the City of Moscow Department of Education;
    • to Rotary International, Scottsdale, AZ;
    • at the annual conference of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia;
    • at "Spirit of the Senses Salon", Scottsdale, AZ;
    • at a national women's conference in Moscow addressing the need for Russians to value themselves and their personal and relational health. A corresponding story regarding The Murray Method seminars was featured in a national Russian women's magazine.

  • We are happy to announce that Roman Popov has accepted the position of Director of Pastoral Care - he lives in Ryazan, Russia with his wife and three children. Roman teaches pastors throughout Russia and Tajikistan and provides many classes in Yakutia, Siberia where he lived as a youth.

  • We have a new office manager, Vera Zhuykova, in Moscow, who has replaced Michael Odita as he and his family moved to the States. She is doing a wonderful job and is a great help to everyone.

  • Our Russian/English web-site directed toward persons seeking information regarding the training seminars is finally up and running - please check it out at

  • Marilyn was interviewed on the primary Russian national radio station regarding violence in the Russian culture; several of the persons on the call-in portion stated, "But, how can we possibly live in Russia without being aggressive? Violence is a part of our culture." An invitation was extended for her to be a guest on the program in the future.

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