Long Island Alum Gives Back

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

recovery awareness sober recreation on long islandRecently, Steven, an alumni of Phoenix House Brentwood with 15 years of successful recovery and sobriety, produced a local “Ride for Recovery” benefit to raise awareness about the heroin and drug epidemic on Long Island. The event, designed to benefit Phoenix House’s programs, united motorcycle enthusiasts of all ages and machines of all sizes to journey from Renegade Classics in Deer Park to Gullhaven Golf Club for a carnival with rides, games, food vendors, bike show, and live music. Clients from Phoenix House Brentwood Community Residence attended the carnival, and Julia Floyd-Ventura, vice president, director of mental health and military services programs accepted the donation. We salute Steve’s resolve and generosity in his effort to give back to Phoenix House. As a former client, he strongly promotes recovery and truly cares about educating the community.

The Phoenix House Brentwood Community Residence is a transitional residential facility for adult male clients who have completed substance abuse treatment but are not yet prepared for independent living. Our counselors and staff members provide essential support services and help them resolve outstanding clinical issues and remedy social and vocational obstacles to long-term recovery.

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 center.

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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