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Run the 2020 TCS NYC Marathon with Team Odyssey!

We are excited to announce that Odyssey House has been selected as an official charity partner of the 2020 TCS New York City Marathon for the second year in a row! We are thrilled to have the opportunity to bolster our team and bring more attention to our mission:...

Addiction and Mental Health News, Feb. 11

The New York Times: ‘Get Well or Die’: A State Senator Reveals His Addiction Battle By Luis Ferré-Sadurní Peter Harckham’s struggles with substance abuse have shaped his views on opioid addiction and the legalization of marijuana. The New Yorker: The Wrong Way to...

February at the Recovery Center

Here is a sneak peek of some upcoming events at our Recovery Center in the Bronx. You can download the full schedule in English and in Spanish to see everything we have to offer. And don’t miss Mary Callahan, our Senior Director of Outpatient Services,...

Odyssey House on BronxNet

Mary Callahan, Senior Manager, Director of Outpatient Services, sat down with BronxNet reporter Daren Jaime to discuss the opioid epidemic in New York City and how Odyssey House’s community-based services help individuals recover from substance use...

Training opportunities in February

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...

Getting it right: Tamara’s story

“I’m grateful people our age still get a chance to get it right. You know things the younger people don’t know because you’ve been through it.” ElderCare client Tamara talks about her opioid addiction and life in treatment at Odyssey...

Among America’s Oldest, Opioid Overdoses Are On the Rise

By Emma Davis City Limits After nearly 40 years of snorting heroin, Tamara Morgan almost died from two sniffs. Morgan, 58, had raised her eight children in Bushwick, Brooklyn while managing a $200-a-day habit. That afternoon in August, Morgan’s daughter had just...

A fallacy about marijuana

Below, Odyssey House President Dr. Peter Provet comments on an article in USA Today (“As marijuana-induced psychosis rises, parents say treatment for young people hard to find,” Jan. 6).  A recent article illustrates a fallacy about marijuana: that it is fundamentally...

Lessons Learned. Tools to Treat Opioid Misuse

Behavioral Health News, Winter 2020 By Staff Writer In the 20 years it took opioids to become the deadliest substance misuse epidemic in American history, the response from the public is overwhelmingly in favor of controlling access to opiates by limiting their use,...

Join us this month at the Recovery Center!

Happy New Year! Here is a sneak peek of some upcoming events at our Recovery Center in the Bronx. You can download a pdf of the full schedule in English and in Spanish to see everything we have to offer. Women’s Peer Group Every Monday & Wednesday @ 1 pm OH...

Run the 2020 TCS NYC Marathon with Team Odyssey!

We are excited to announce that Odyssey House has been selected as an official charity partner of the 2020 TCS New York City Marathon for the second year in a row! We are thrilled to have the opportunity to bolster our team and bring more attention to our mission:...

Addiction and Mental Health News, Feb. 11

The New York Times: ‘Get Well or Die’: A State Senator Reveals His Addiction Battle By Luis Ferré-Sadurní Peter Harckham’s struggles with substance abuse have shaped his views on opioid addiction and the legalization of marijuana. The New Yorker: The Wrong Way to...

February at the Recovery Center

Here is a sneak peek of some upcoming events at our Recovery Center in the Bronx. You can download the full schedule in English and in Spanish to see everything we have to offer. And don’t miss Mary Callahan, our Senior Director of Outpatient Services,...

Odyssey House on BronxNet

Mary Callahan, Senior Manager, Director of Outpatient Services, sat down with BronxNet reporter Daren Jaime to discuss the opioid epidemic in New York City and how Odyssey House’s community-based services help individuals recover from substance use...

Training opportunities in February

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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