Clients Create Garden Oasis in the Big Apple

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Bronx drug rehab clients tend gardenClients of Phoenix House 185th Street Short Term Residential Program roll up their sleeves to beautify their surroundings – creating a new patio garden within their treatment facility.  Their backyard oasis of  blooms and hearty plants will be enjoyed by staff and clients; a change from the buildings and pavement of their Bronx neighborhood.

Gardening is a great hobby, allowing creativity and pause to reflect upon nature’s beauty  – a therapeutic activity during treatment, recovery, and beyond for all. Benefits of a bountiful garden increase self-esteem, renewal, and a sense of accomplishment to participants and loved ones enjoying the results.

Phoenix House New York has helped thousands of men, women, and adolescents overcome substance and alcohol abuse in order to lead healthy, productive and rewarding lives. Since 1967, we have been committed to supporting individuals and families by providing a wide range of services, from prevention, early intervention, and treatment to continuing care and recovery support. Our services include treatment for substance abusers with mental health problems and programs for mothers with children, outpatient and residential treatment for military personnel, veterans, and their families, impaired driver programs, and a detoxification program.

Find out more about the programs and services offered at Phoenix House, or call our toll-free number today – 1-888-671-9392. 

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