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Happy Holidays from Odyssey House

Family * Harmony * Recovery As we prepare to celebrate the holiday season with our families, we thank you for your support and encouragement. This year, in the midst of a devastating opioid epidemic, we’ve helped save the lives of more than a thousand New Yorkers by...

Online now: our Fall 2017 newsletter

Odyssey House News, Fall 2017 is now available! Read about what Odyssey House is doing to combat the opioid epidemic – from our new treatment center on Wards Island to overdose reversal training in the Bronx. And check out recent events, including our latest art...

Join us on #GivingTuesday!

Next Tuesday, November 28, 2017, we are participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving. This year, we’re raising money to support the Odyssey House Art Project. For more than a decade, our expressive arts program has been a therapeutic oasis for...

A play about addiction gives back to residents in treatment

This summer, The Barrow Group Theater (TBG) in midtown Manhattan debuted an original comedy, The Hungry Ghosts, and donated proceeds from ticket sales to the men, women, and families in treatment at Odyssey House. Scheduled to run for two nights only, the play was...

Finding a future after opioid abuse, a young father gets his life back

The Odyssey House Art Project is comprised of men and women in treatment for substance use and mental health disorders. In a city where 1,374 died from drug overdoses in 2016 – and someone dies from an overdose every seven hours – these services are more critical than...

A celebration of artists in recovery

Our artists are hard at work putting the finishing touches on their pieces for our upcoming exhibition, What is Family? Opening on Thursday, October 26th, the Odyssey House Art Project’s 12th exhibition explores the structures and dynamics of how people define...

Senior manager wins leadership award

Mary Callahan, Senior Manager, Director of Outpatient Services at Odyssey House, was honored as the recipient of the 2017 Eileen Pencer Women’s Leadership Award at the Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Provider of NYS (ASAP) Annual Conference. The award recognizes...

“There is no quick cure for addiction”

Below, Odyssey House President Dr. Peter Provet comments on a recent article in The New York Times (“How a ‘Perfect Storm’ in New Hampshire Has Fueled an Opioid Crisis,” News, Jan 21) Of all the reasons why New Hampshire is leading the country in per capita deaths...

3 days left to make your year-end donation!

Please remember Odyssey House in your end-of-year giving Every year, hundreds of young adults like Joe come through our doors looking for help to break the cycle of substance abuse. Please make a year-end gift so more New Yorkers can get the help they need to secure a...

What New York Nonprofits Learned in 2017

By Zach Williams New York Nonprofit Media Political uncertainty at the federal level led many New York nonprofits to become more political in 2017. A looming state budget deficit and cuts to federal social services programs will likely keep up the pressure on...

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