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12th Annual Run for Your Life 5K Run & Walk

Saturday, September 9, 2017

 

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12th Annual Run for Your Life 5K Run & Recovery Walk

CELEBRATE RECOVERY DAY IN NYC! SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2017 Join us for a fun-filled community event, featuring children’s activities and races, a 5K fun run, recovery walk, free T-shirts, Zumba demonstrations, music, refreshments, and a silent auction. Registration is $20. Children under 12 are free. Registration opens July 5, 2017. If you are unable to come but would like […]

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Grand Opening of the George Rosenfeld Center for Recovery

Please join us to celebrate the official opening of the new Odyssey House residential behavioral health treatment center for women, families, and older adults. WHEN Thursday, May 11 10 am WHERE Odyssey House George Rosenfeld Center for Recovery Wards Island 13 Hell Gate Circle, New York, NY

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Press Conference: Connecting More New Yorkers to Addiction Care

Please join Odyssey House and New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services Commissioner Arlene González-Sánchez for an announcement regarding Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s latest effort to combat addiction in East Harlem. New Yorkers in recovery will share their stories. WHO: Commissioner Arlene González-Sánchez, NYS OASAS Congressman Charles B. Rangel  NYS Senator José […]

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New York City Marathon 2016

Marathon Sunday has always been a special day for Odyssey House clients, staff, and supporters. It is a symbol of the commitment, dedication, and perseverance of those in treatment. Our team has been training very hard all year and is looking forward to running the Marathon on November 6th, to reflect the vitality and resiliency of New York City. […]

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11th Annual Run for Your Life 5K Run & Recovery Walk

JOIN US TO CELEBRATE RECOVERY DAY IN NYC! SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2016   This fun-filled community event will include children’s activities and races, a 5K fun run, recovery walk, free T-shirts, Zumba demonstrations, music, refreshments, and a silent auction. Registration is $20. Children under 12 are free. Register online or by mail. If you are unable to come but would […]

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10th Annual Run for Your Life

More than 1,000 people came out to Icahn Stadium on September 19th to show their support for men and women in treatment for substance use and mental health disorders at the 10th Annual Run for Your Life 5K Run & Recovery Walk. WPIX reporter Jay Dow emceed the event, which also featured fitness competitions, zumba lessons, and children’s races […]

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What is Your Spirit Animal?

For their eighth exhibition, members of the Odyssey House Art Project explored spirit animals as a means of expression. In their review of shamanic traditions, the artists learned that spirit animals are beings that empower, guide and protect. Based on this concept, the artists selected animals that resonated with them and used a variety of mediums […]

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Book Launch Party

Please join Odyssey House as we celebrate the launch of Release: An Odyssey of Art and Recovery, a provocative book with over ninety artworks created by individuals living with substance use and mental health disorders. odysseyhouseart.org   LOCATION Pablo’s Birthday 57 Orchard Street New York, NY 10002 Map   EXHIBITION A selection of artwork featured in the book will be on display […]

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New York City Marathon 2014

Marathon Sunday has always been a special day for Odyssey House clients, staff and supporters. It is a symbol of the commitment, dedication and perseverance of those in treatment. Our team has been training very hard all year and is looking forward to running the Marathon on Sunday, to reflect the vitality and resiliency of New York City. Please […]

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9th Annual Run for Your Life

More than 1,000 people came out to Icahn Stadium on September 20th to show their support for men and women in treatment for substance use and mental health disorders at the 9th Annual Run for Your Life 5K Run & Recovery Walk. WPIX reporter Jay Dow emceed the event, which also featured fitness competitions, Zumba lessons, and children’s races […]

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Bronx Ribbon Cuttings

Odyssey House Soundview Avenue Thursday, April 10, 2014 715 Soundview Avenue Bronx, NY 10473 Odyssey House Tinton Avenue Thursday, April 24, 2014 880 Tinton Avenue Bronx, NY 10456 Odyssey House Soundview Avenue provides permanent supportive housing in the Bronx for 56 single, low-income adults living with special needs and is our first green building. Odyssey House […]

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Home Art Exhibition

DECEMBER 12, 2013 – MARCH 13, 2014 “Home” is the seventh exhibition by members of Odyssey House Art Project, artists in residential treatment for substance use disorders and mental health problems. This year’s show explores “Home” as a place where we reside spiritually, physically and psychologically. Developing a new vision of “Home” is central to a […]

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New York City Marathon 2013

Marathon Sunday has always been a special day for Odyssey House clients, staff, and supporters. It is a symbol of the commitment, dedication, and perseverance of those in treatment. Our team has been training very hard all year and is looking forward to running the Marathon on Sunday, to reflect the vitality and resiliency of New York City. Please […]

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8th Annual Run for Your Life 5K Run & Recovery Walk

More than 1,000 people came out to Icahn Stadium on September 28th to show their support for men and women in treatment for substance use and mental health disorders at the 8th Annual Run for Your Life 5K Run & Recovery Walk. WPIX reporter Jay Dow emceed the event, which also featured fitness competitions, Zumba lessons, children’s races and activities, […]

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Celebrating 10 Years of Discovery Through Art

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 6-9 pm Odyssey House and global strategic branding firm Siegel+Gale celebrate ten years of creating art by members of the Odyssey House Art Project, men and women coping with substance abuse, mental illness, and homelessness. This is the first curated show of paintings, photographs, and masks from an art collection a […]

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7th Annual Run for Your Life 5K Run & Recovery Walk

Thank you for making the 7th Annual Run for Your Life 5K Run & Recovery Walk a great success!  It was wonderful to see everyone out on Randall’s Island walking & running together to celebrate Recovery Month. More than 1,000 people came out to show their support for men and women in treatment for substance use […]

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A story of reclamation, renovation & rehabilitation

The George Rosenfeld Center for Recovery The story of this 100-year-old building is one of realizing potential, learning from the past, and creating a new place of sanctuary. Its story, like those of the people who come here for help with substance abuse and related...

The Narcan Experiment

Odyssey House President Dr. Peter Provet comments in The New York Times on a recent report (“If This Were an Overdose, Would You Help?” news article, May 10) on a controversial proposal to install lockboxes containing the opioid overdose antidote naloxone on the...

“I am here to rebuild my life”

At the George Rosenfeld Center for Recovery dedication ceremony, Amy, a 29-year-old Family Center client spoke about her experience at Odyssey House. Below is the text of her speech. Good morning, my name is Amy. I am 29 years of age. I am the mother of a beautiful...

“It was here I realized I was not alone”

At the George Rosenfeld Center for Recovery dedication ceremony, Alfred, a 61-year-old ElderCare client spoke about his experience at Odyssey House. Below is the text of his speech. Good morning. My name is Alfred, I am 61 years old, and a client in the ElderCare...

“Creating a place of sanctuary”

More than 200 people came out to Ward’s Island on a beautiful spring day for the George Rosenfeld Center for Recovery (GRCR) dedication ceremony. The 231-bed residential complex opens following a major restoration undertaken in partnership with New York State Office...

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