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

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 @...

Meet our July wellness champion

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....

Check out our August 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...

A new way to support Run for Your Life

You’re invited to join us on Randall’s Island on September 14th for our 14th Annual Run for Your Life 5K Run & Recovery Walk in celebration of National Recovery Month. Unable to join us in person? No problem! Now you can participate from anywhere, at any time in...

Addiction & Mental Health News, July 22

The New York Times: When the Law Says Using Marijuana Is O.K., but the Boss Disagrees By Dan Hyman The relatively rapid acceptance of marijuana use in the United States has lawmakers and employers grappling with ways to adjust hiring rules. The New York Times: 3,271...

Millennials in the Workplace: Investing in a Generation

Behavioral Health News, Summer 2019 By Colleen Beagen, Vice President, Director of Human Resources Millennials are now the largest age demographic in the country and the fastest-growing cohort in the workforce. Based on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, it is...

Leaders Honored at MHNE Annual Awards Reception

By Staff Writer Behavioral Health News, Summer 2019 It was a night to remember for everyone who attended the 2019 Leadership Awards Reception at the NYU Kimmel Center in New York City on May 22nd. Mental Health News Education, Inc. (MHNE), publisher of Behavioral...

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....

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