Reaching out, making connections, and following through with treatment and housing services that change lives is demanding work. The men and women who work in Odyssey House’s community-based programs understand what is at stake when substance misuse or mental health problems are not treated. While they see the pain of addiction and the tragedy of lives cut short, they also see hope in recovery and lives saved.
Helping New Yorkers overcome life challenges keeps us going and keeps us on the front lines.
In this report, read about how volunteer recovery coach Jesse Westbrook and his colleagues at the Odyssey House Recovery Center are reaching out and connecting with families, adolescents, and seniors in their South Bronx community.