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Our Summer 2021 newsletter is now available!

Only 2 weeks left for our Run for Your Life Virtual 5K!

Today marks the halfway point of our Run for Your Life Virtual 5K! There's still time to sign up to run/walk any course you choose, any day in September. Alexis, a recent Odyssey House graduate, and Jackie, a client, forged a friendship built on a foundation of...

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Run for Your Life is going virtual!

Thank you for being a part of the Odyssey House community. After careful consideration, we have decided to convert the Run for Your Life 5K, originally scheduled for September 18th, to a virtual event. In this short video, Odyssey House Board Chairman Rick O'Connor...

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Drug Abuse Need Not Be a Death Sentence

In today's New York Times, Dr. Peter Provet, Odyssey House President & CEO, responds to a recent article about tackling the opioid epidemic.  To the Editor: Re “New Hope for an Epidemic,” by Jeneen Interlandi (Opinion essay, Aug. 9): The impact of aggressively...

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Meet Andre Matthews, our Run for Your Life team coach

Meet Andre Matthews, Odyssey House's Deputy Director of Recreational Services. Andre is our long-time Run for Your Life coach, but do you know how it all began? Watch Part 1 of Andre's story to learn: Click here to watch Part 2 of Andre's story to see the warmth and...

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“Run for your life. Run for my life.”

Running is helping Timothy stay in recovery, stay safe, and reach his goals for himself and his family. One step at a time. Follow Timothy, and others, as they pound the pavement for recovery on our Instagram and join them at our Run For Your Life 5K on September...

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Check out our August training opportunities

Odyssey House provides ongoing training for social workers, mental health professionals, and substance abuse counselors. The topics range from training on evidence-based practices to those with an administrative focus. We offer courses approved by the NYSED Office of...

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Treatment Perspective: Marijuana and the Changing World

On March 31, 2021, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act. Under this law, New York State (NYS) became the 15th state to legalize recreational use of marijuana. There are, however, many unknowns as far as how the...

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Beat the heat at the Recovery Center

Summer is officially here and there's no better place to beat the heat than the Recovery Center! We've added a number of new activities to keep you entertained all summer long, as well as some special events: Arts & Crafts, every other Tuesday @ 2 pm PlayStation...

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