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They Were Addicted to Opioids. Now They’re Running the New York Marathon.

Odyssey House artist featured on News 12 The Bronx

A member of the Odyssey House Art Project, Jack Cooperman, was featured in News 12 The Bronx today. Check out the story below! Morrisania ‘catman’ paints murals of cats in need of loving homes One Bronx man, who takes care of the stray cats in his neighborhood, has...

Addiction & Mental Health News, Feb. 8

CNN: White House prioritizes opioid abuse in first national drug control strategy By Maegan Vazquez The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy outlined its top priorities for combating illicit drug abuse and distribution in the United States in the...

Coming up at the Recovery Center, Feb. 2019

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. Mondays: Women’s Peer Group @ 1 pm Yoga / Meditation @ 2pm (biweekly) Tuesdays:...

Overcoming a stubborn barrier to treatment

Odyssey House President Dr. Peter Provet discusses the importance of medication-assisted treatment to reducing opioid overdose deaths in response to a recent article in The New York Times. “This City’s Overdose Deaths Have Plunged. Can Others Learn From It?” (News,...

De Blasio commits $8M to address opioid epidemic in the Bronx

By Jonathan Lamantia Crain’s New York Business Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday the city will allocate $8 million in response to the still-rising death rate from opioid overdoses in the Bronx. The funding will support an advertising campaign on the dangers of...

Happy Holidays from Odyssey House

Peace, Love, and Understanding As we prepare to celebrate the holiday season with our families, we thank you for your support and encouragement. This year, in the midst of a devastating opioid epidemic, we’ve helped save the lives of more than a thousand New Yorkers...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is tomorrow, and when we reflect on what we’re thankful for, we think about you, our Friends of Odyssey House! Through our programs, we have seen many lives changed for the better. This is only possible because of thoughtful contributions from...

One week until #GivingTuesday!

The holiday season is just around the corner, and we invite you to kick it off with us on Giving Tuesday! Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving back. On the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, you’ll have the chance to join people around the world and support a cause...

“It’s a miracle story” — Recovering addicts conquer NYC Marathon

Staten Island Advance By Nick Regina Odyssey House was running for a cause near and dear to many Islanders at Sunday’s New York City Marathon “Turning addicts into athletes,” boasts the organization’s slogan, written across the backs of its shirts on race day. “Run...

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...

This March 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 Month Celebration Saturday, March 16th Stand Up for Recovery Day...

New Outpatient Services brochures now available

Brochures are now available for three of our new Outpatient services: the Recovery Center, Family Support Navigator, and Medication-Assisted Treatment. The Odyssey House Recovery Center promotes long-term recovery through skill building, recreation, wellness...

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