“In recovery,” says Joey, “My whole life has changed. Before, nobody wanted me around. Today, everyone does. What a blessing!”
Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 was an incredible evening for us all at Phoenix House as the sun set on Southampton and our supporters joined us at our annual Summer Party in the Hamptons, Triumph for Teens.
On August 31, President Obama signed an executive order well-defined by its title: “Improving Access to Mental Health Services for Veterans, Service Members and Military Families.”
Soldiers who leave the military with an other-than-honorable discharge are often denied treatment benefits–even when the discharge is due to addiction, the very disease for which soldiers need treatment.
In May of 2011, Jericho Project became the first provider in 20 years to open a housing program in New York City dedicated solely to serving military veterans.