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Mother’s Day Celebration supports women and families in recovery

The Art of Doing the Work

The Art of Motherhood, Chapter 2: The Art of Doing the Work Recovery is work. Artwork is work. Motherhood is work. And there is so much joy to be found in all of these effortful expressions. Maya Angelou put it this way, "We delight in the beauty of the butterfly but...

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The Art of Motherhood

Our Mother’s Day 2022 Celebration is fast approaching, and the moms at Odyssey House are excited to celebrate the love, connection, and commitment they share with their children in our new 5-part series on the Art of Motherhood. Check out the first video below:...

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Meet our 2022 Mother’s Day honorees

We are pleased to announce the distinguished honorees of our 2022 Mother’s Day Celebration! Please join us on Wednesday, May 4th as we celebrate our honorees and the women and families in treatment at Odyssey House. LEADERSHIP AWARD Chinazo Cunningham, MD...

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Janice Glenn-Slaughter

Mother's Day Celebration 2022 Special Recognition Award Vice President, Director of Mental Health and Housing Services, Odyssey House Janice is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Odyssey House housing portfolio. Our portfolio includes 420 permanent and...

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Chinazo Cunningham, MD

Mother's Day Celebration 2022 Leadership Award Commissioner, New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports Dr. Cunningham is a physician, researcher, and public health professional who brings over 20 years of expertise in substance use treatment to OASAS....

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Akiko Kyei-Aboagye

Mother's Day Celebration 2022 Community Service Award Partner, Urban Architectural Initiatives Akiko joined Urban Architectural Initiatives in February 2006, working as a project manager and then associate and designer on a variety of projects. She was named a...

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Sonia Lopez, MD, FASAM

Mother's Day Celebration 2022 Public Service Award Director of Addiction Medicine, Damian Family Care Centers Dr. Sonia Lopez is Board Certified in Addiction Medicine and has worked in the addiction field for more than 30 years. She has significant experience in using...

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Run with Team Odyssey at the 2022 NYC Marathon!

We are excited to announce that Odyssey House has again been selected as an official charity partner of the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon! We are thrilled to have the opportunity to bolster our team and bring more attention to our mission: helping New Yorkers in...

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How to Get Healthier Dopamine Highs

By Matt Fuchs TIME Humans aren’t big fans of the status quo. We yearn for new experiences and rewards, whether by seeking a new meal, job, or creative project. Such diverse behaviors are spurred by a chemical in the brain called dopamine. Call it the motivation...

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