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You’re not alone. Every day, New Yorkers just like you come to Odyssey House for help—and the results are life-changing. Here are some of their stories.

I found exactly what I was looking for.
Jasmine: Queens
I want to show others that recovery is real.
Rebecca: Bronx
Recovery is a life-long journey. It doesn’t end after you finish treatment.
Crystal: Bronx
My addiction was keeping me from being the mother my children deserved.
Alonzo: Harlem
I’m ready to move on, and get my family back. I’m too old for this. Enough is enough.
Jose: Bronx
My drug use was compromising my future, but Odyssey House is getting me back on the right track.
Anna: Bronx
There are a lot of people depending on me. This is my best and last chance to make things right.
Phillip: Queens
Nothing will change if I don’t change, and change starts here.
Sylvester: Queens
My recovery affects more than just me. I have to do right by my daughter.
Amanda: Long Island
I’ve already noticed how my behavior and attitude have changed for the better.
Heaven: Harlem
My kids need me to be the best I can be, so that they can be the best they can be.
Eddie: Brooklyn
I feel like I can finally breathe.
Angel: Bronx
Now I understand I have to stay focused on my recovery every day.
Vin: Long Island
I have to work on rebuilding my life, and getting back to where I am supposed to be.
Jean: Bronx
I'm more focused on schoolwork and responsible for my actions now.
Pat: Bronx
I am looking forward to showing my family that I can be a better me.
Corey: Harlem
I spent too much time running away from my problems. I knew I had to face them head on, without the use of drugs.
Rolfi: Bronx
I’m going to do whatever it takes to get better.
Kim: Harlem
I feel good about myself again. I learned I need to take care of myself first, and Odyssey House lets me do that.

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