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BronxNet: Odyssey House & the Opioid Epidemic

Mary Callahan, Senior Manager, Director of Outpatient Services, sat down with BronxNet reporter Daren Jaime to discuss how Odyssey House is tackling the opioid epidemic. Click here to watch the full...

It’s time to get real about the opioid epidemic

In just the last seven days, The New York Times has published 16 stories on various aspects of the opioid epidemic from legal challenges and demographic data, to devastating profiles of families and communities trying to cope with this crisis. As a treatment provider,...

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...

In just one week…

THE GRAND OPENING OF THE GEORGE ROSENFELD CENTER IS ONLY ONE WEEK AWAY! We invite you to join us on Thursday, May 11th to celebrate the grand opening, tour the campus, and learn more about the services we offer. Click here for more information and to register. See...

Our Spring 2017 newsletter is now available!

The Spring 2017 edition of Odyssey House News is now available online. Read about our new street outreach grant in Harlem, how we’re expanding recovery services in the Bronx, and more. You can even get a sneak peek inside the George Rosenfeld Center for Recovery,...

An advocate for recovery sees dream realized

In celebration of our 50th anniversary, each month we have been sharing a personal story that highlights one of our programs or treatment populations. This month, as we conclude our anniversary profiles and prepare for the opening of the George Rosenfeld Center for...

Take a sneak peak into our Run for Your Life silent auction!

Our Run for Your Life event has a little something for everyone: runners, walkers, dancers, fitness buffs…and bargain hunters! Score a great deal on one of your favorite restaurants or travel destinations, all while supporting Odyssey House. Take a peek at our...

Fighting the opioid epidemic

  A new CDC report finds that teen deaths from drug overdoses increased in 2015, after years of decline. The uptick is likely the result of the increasing availability of newer and more lethal kinds of opioids like fentanyl, which is sometimes mixed with heroin....

Our 2016 Annual Report is now online

For more than 50 years, we have been a beacon of hope to thousands of men, women, and children in crisis. The majority of the people who turn to us for help not only struggle with the debilitating effects of substance abuse and mental illness, they face considerable...

A day of service

This summer, accounting firm RSM joined forces with Odyssey House for an employee-led service day at the George Rosenfeld Center for Recovery (GRCR). The day was a part of their annual Volunteer Day in which they work with select nonprofits across the country as part...

Overcoming obstacles to achieve their goals

Education has long been a part of the treatment plan at Odyssey House. Our Vocational Rehabilitation Services, in partnership with the New York City Department of Education and Project Restart, provides on-site educational services available to all residential clients...

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