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

Enhance your career in 2020 with our 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...

Happy holidays, from our family to yours

As we prepare to celebrate the holiday season with our loved ones, we thank you for your generosity and encouragement over the past year. Your support has helped hundreds of New Yorkers in need to achieve a healthy, lasting recovery. Our 2019 card is by a member of...

The Cost of Opioid Addiction

Odyssey House President Dr. Peter Provet writes that psychosocial treatment is the only way to save this generation in response to a recent article (“‘We Could Have Been Anything,’” news, Dec. 3) in The New York Times. To the Editor: In “‘We Could Have Been Anything’”...

Join us in December 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. Children’s Holiday Party December 16 @ 4 pm 2nd Annual Christmas...

Check out Dr. Provet on the Addiction Treatment & Recovery podcast!

Listen to Odyssey House President Dr. Peter Provet on the latest episode of the Addiction Treatment & Recovery podcast. Dr. Provet talks about the comprehensive treatment approach he steers at Odyssey House and his career treating people with substance misuse and...

Addiction & Mental Health News, Nov. 15

The City: East Bronx Politicians Join Groundswell of Opposition to Drug Treatment Clinics By Ese Olumhense East Bronx elected officials are united in opposing the outpatient center proposed by Carnegie Hill Institute — even as all said they’re still seeking solutions...

Support our marathon team!

On Sunday, our team of residents, alumni, staff, and friends will take on the NYC Marathon and they need your support! Show your encouragement by cheering for them on the sidelines, posting inspiring messages on our Facebook, or making a donation to their fundraising...

November 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 Movies & Board...

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...

Tenant artist recognized at arts festival

Odyssey House tenant Susan W. was recognized at the 16th Annual Recovery Fine Arts Festival for their artwork, placing third place in the mixed media category. This is the second time Susan has been awarded for her artwork; she placed first in the 2016 competition....

Getting it right: Tamara’s story

“I’m grateful people our age still get a chance to get it right. You know things the younger people don’t know because you’ve been through it.” ElderCare client Tamara talks about her opioid addiction and life in treatment at Odyssey...

Among America’s Oldest, Opioid Overdoses Are On the Rise

By Emma Davis City Limits After nearly 40 years of snorting heroin, Tamara Morgan almost died from two sniffs. Morgan, 58, had raised her eight children in Bushwick, Brooklyn while managing a $200-a-day habit. That afternoon in August, Morgan’s daughter had just...

A fallacy about marijuana

Below, Odyssey House President Dr. Peter Provet comments on an article in USA Today (“As marijuana-induced psychosis rises, parents say treatment for young people hard to find,” Jan. 6).  A recent article illustrates a fallacy about marijuana: that it is fundamentally...

Lessons Learned. Tools to Treat Opioid Misuse

Behavioral Health News, Winter 2020 By Staff Writer In the 20 years it took opioids to become the deadliest substance misuse epidemic in American history, the response from the public is overwhelmingly in favor of controlling access to opiates by limiting their use,...

Join us this month at the Recovery Center!

Happy New Year! 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 OH...

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