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Odyssey House gets grant for program that treats older adults with substance abuse

News 12 Bronx

THE BRONX – The Odyssey House in the Bronx received a new grant to help older adults get treatment for substance abuse.

The New York State Department of Health gave more than $445,000 to the Odyssey House for its new program, Serving Older Adults Recovery System.SOARS.jpeg

The program uses one-on-one mentoring and community activities to help older adults overcome addiction. It also helps those coming out of transitional housing get back into the community by reconnecting with family or finding employment.

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