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OH ROCS Recovery Center is now offering telehealth services

Staying focused on recovery in the midst of a pandemic

Since the coronavirus pandemic hit New York City, Odyssey House staff and clients alike have been stepping up, taking on new responsibilities to keep their colleagues and fellow clients safe and healthy. Gary, 56, entered Odyssey House last summer, after years of...

“It’s all hands on deck.”

Since the coronavirus pandemic hit New York City, Odyssey House staff and clients alike have been stepping up, taking on new responsibilities to keep their colleagues and fellow clients safe and healthy. Since joining Odyssey House two years ago as a housing...

Odyssey House responds to COVID-19

During this public health crisis, Odyssey House remains committed to serving the most vulnerable people in New York City. Our treatment and supportive housing programs are open and running essential services to help New Yorkers in need to overcome drug and alcohol...

Are you drinking too much during coronavirus lockdown?

by Suzy Weiss New York Post Is another public health crisis brewing beneath the coronavirus pandemic? New research shows that Americans are turning to alcohol to soothe their nerves while in isolation. US sales of alcoholic beverages skyrocketed by 55 percent the week...

How Isolation Can Affect Substance Users

by Dorissa White BronxNet Reporter Dorissa White speaks to Mary Callahan, Senior Manager, Director of Outpatient Services, to discuss the treating people in recovery via telehealth and how to stay connected while sheltering in...

Help us protect our frontline staff

Every day, our staff provides essential services to the individuals in our treatment and housing programs, and we need PPEs urgently to keep our staff and clients safe and healthy. If you have N95 and/or surgical masks that you can donate, please drop them off at the...

COVID-19: An update on our services

At Odyssey House, the health and safety of our clients and staff are our top priority. In keeping with this philosophy, we are keeping all of our facilities open for new and existing patients with prudent and thoughtful screening practices. We have implemented CDC...

Mother’s Day Awards Breakfast postponed

As an organization working with a medically vulnerable population, Odyssey House’s primary responsibility is to our community – our children, our families, our staff, and you, our supporters. With that in mind, we have made the difficult decision to postpone our...

The Recovery Center is here for you

We understand that concerns about COVID-19 have created an atmosphere filled with stress and anxiety; however, the OH ROCS Recovery Center wants to assure you that we are here for you! To accommodate participants who are staying home, we are offering individual...

Collocating FQHC and addiction treatment at Damian

By Alison Knopf Alcohol and Drug Abuse Weekly When we visited Damian Family Care Centers’ Wards Island facility in New York City, collocating addiction treatment services run by Odyssey House and a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) run by Damian, all we could...

Staying connected in recovery

Since the coronavirus pandemic hit New York City, Odyssey House staff and clients alike have been stepping up, taking on new responsibilities to keep their colleagues and fellow clients safe and healthy. Outpatient Services Online and In Touch During daily check-ins...

5 ways to support Odyssey House from home

In these challenging times, we’re incredibly heartened by the community surrounding our cause, especially because you are a part of it. Together, we know we can accomplish anything. Because even a pandemic can’t stop our mission of helping New Yorkers in need overcome...

Everyone is Googling ‘will life ever go back to normal?’

New York Post By Natalie O’Neill The phrase “will life ever go back to normal?” has spiked dramatically in Google searches as the coronavirus crisis continues to rage this week — and with good reason, psychiatrists tell The Post. The number of people searching...

Thank you from the OASAS Commissioner

Arlene Gonzalez-Sanchez, Commissioner of the NYS Office of Addiction Supports and Services, sends a personal thank you message to New Yorkers working in the addiction and recovery field who are keeping the people in our care safe, healthy and sober during the...

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