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Odyssey House’s Run for Your Life Event Celebrates Health and Recovery

Congrats to our September 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....

Our October training calendar is now available

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...

Run for Your Life 2019 – Another Big Success for Recovery

More than 1,500 people joined us at Icahn Stadium to show their support for families in treatment and people in recovery from substance use and mental health disorders. WPIX-TV news reporter James Ford emceed the event, which along with the 5K fun run and recovery...

September 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. SPIRIT WEEK! September 9-14th Join us all week for fun events and activities as...

August’s wellness champion is…

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....

OxyContin maker negotiating settlement worth a reported $12B

Fox 5 NY reports on a potential $10 billion to $12 billion nationwide settlement in which Purdue Pharma would devote its profits to cleaning up the devastation wrought by opioids, and the controlling Sackler family would be out. Odyssey House Vice President &...

As city drug overdoses dip, providers see more room for improvement

By Jonathan LaMantia Crain’s New York Business The city Health Department said drug-overdose deaths fell 2.6% last year, to 1,444—the first decrease after seven consecutive years in which the total climbed higher. Opioids were involved in 80% of those deaths,...

September training calendar

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...

August’s free 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. Bronx Zoo Wednesday, August 7 @ 1 pm Back to School event Saturday, August 24 @...

Training opportunities in November

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, Oct. 18

New Yorker: My Years in the Florida Shuffle of Drug Addiction By Colton Wooten Cycling through relapse and recovery, and the industry that enables both. The New York Times: Judge Summons Drug C.E.O.s for Talks on Sweeping Opioid Settlement By Jan Hoffman...

Check out our 2018 annual report

We Keep the Door Open, For Everyone For 52 years, Odyssey House has been helping New Yorkers tackle substance abuse and mental health problems so they can start their lives over again. We run programs that help people rebuild their lives, design and construct...

Addiction & Mental Health News, Oct. 4

The New York Times: Philadelphia Supervised Injection Site Wins Legal Fight Against Justice Department By Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs A plan to create a space where people can inject heroin and other drugs under medical supervision does not violate a federal law intended...

October 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. If I Had One Wish: Collected artworks by members of the Odyssey House Art...

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