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Investing in a Professional, Caring, and Mission-driven Workforce

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH NEWS  By Staff Writer Odyssey House The behavioral health care workforce is one of the fastest growing in the country. Projections for 2020, based on U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics, forecast a significant rise in employment for substance abuse and mental health counselors with a 36% increase from…

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Opportunities for Improved Services with Integrated Care

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH NEWS By Peter Provet, PhD The key component of integrated care – coordination of primary and behavioral health services in a way that is accessible from one place – is not a new concept for many substance abuse treatment organizations, such as Odyssey House in New York City,…

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Odyssey House Family-Focused Programs Offer a Trauma-Informed Approach to Treating Substance Abuse and Mental Health Disorders

Behavioral Health News By Justin Mitchell, LMHC, Vice President, Adult Residential Services, and Peter Provet, PhD, President & CEO Women who have been physically, sexually, and/or emotionally abused are at a significantly higher risk of abusing alcohol and other drugs. As many as 90 percent of women with mental health…

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Center Will Use Federal Grant to Provide Post-Treatment Mentoring to 330 Clients

 Addiction Professional by Gary A. Enos, Editor   Odyssey House sees peer-run services as a pivotal trend for the field.   The president and CEO of New York City-based addiction treatment organization Odyssey House sees his field as increasingly successful in engaging people into treatment but less adept in extending recovery…

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Odyssey House Offers New Peer-Run Services for People in Early Recovery

October 8, 2010: Odyssey House, a non-profit substance abuse treatment, mental health provider and supportive housing agency, has been awarded a three-year, $1.2 million grant by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to fund enhanced services for individuals and families in recovery from alcohol and substance…

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