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Second Annual Mother’s Day Breakfast Honors Champions of Recovery

Meet April’s Wednesday Wellness champ!

The last Wednesday of each month, we recognize an Odyssey House employee for their positive wellness efforts. This person is working on their wellness goals and along the way, they are inspiring others around them. This employee is the Wellness Wednesday Champion....

Enhance your education with Odyssey House trainings

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...

Addiction & Mental Health News, Apr 18

The New York Times: Opioid Users Call Kratom a Godsend. The F.D.A. Says It’s a Menace. By Richard A. Oppel Jr. and Serge F. Kovaleski The steep rise in the number of people suffering opioid addiction has helped spawn the widespread use of another substance: kratom, a...

Housing help for people in recovery

Odyssey Foundation is pleased to announce it is the recipient of a Health and Housing in Recovery Program Partnership grant from Empire BlueCross BlueShield Foundation to help individuals in recovery from substance use disorders secure housing. This $98,000 award will...

Addressing the Urgent Treatment and Housing Needs of Older Adults

Behavioral Health News, Spring 2019 By Peter Provet, Ph.D., President and CEO, Odyssey House In the midst of a devastating opioid epidemic, much of the attention has focused on the impact on younger populations, but there is another group struggling with substance use...

This April at the Recovery Center

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 Yoga/Meditation...

Addiction & Mental Health News, Mar 29

USA Today: As nation struggles with opioid crisis, workers bring addiction to the job Charisse Jones and Jayne O’Donnell A new survey from DrugAbuse.com, which offers educational content and recovery resources to people dealing with addiction, found that 23...

Odyssey House executive honored by national organization

The NYC Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-NYC) presented Odyssey House EVP/Chief Operating Officer John Tavolacci with the Emerald Award at their 12th Annual Leadership Dinner. NASW-NYC, through its annual Leadership Awards, recognizes social...

Run the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon with Team Odyssey!

We are excited to announce that Odyssey House has been selected as an official charity partner of the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon! Though we’ve had more than 500 runners represent Odyssey House in the marathon over the past 10+ years, this is our first time as a...

Addiction & Mental Health News, May 17

Vox: A new study backs up a lifesaving approach to the opioid epidemic By German Lopez The study linked expanded access to naloxone to fewer opioid overdose deaths. The New York Times: Marijuana Legalization Hits a Wall: First in New Jersey, Then in New York By Vivian...

Our spring newsletter is now online!

The Spring 2019 edition of Odyssey House News is now available online! Learn about how new programs and grants are allowing us to expand our services across the agency, as well as recent events, client accomplishments, and more. Click here to download it and share it...

May events at the Recovery Center

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 Men’s Peer...

Addiction & Mental Health News, Apr 26

CNBC: More millennials, Gen Z are dying of opioid overdoses, researchers say By Berkeley Lovelace Jr. The nationwide opioid epidemic has led to a sharp increase in the death rate for overdoses by teens and young adults, according to a new study. Most of those deaths...

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