True Story: Pless

“Only by confronting my denial that I had an addiction could I begin to ease the pain. Most importantly, I had to learn that the addiction was not a character flaw, but rather, an illness.”

Phoenix House Adolescent Clients Promote Recovery with the Youth Services Committee

Clients from the adolescent programs at the Phoenix House Academy of Long Island, Academy of Westchester, and the Jack Aron Center’s IMPACT Program in Manhattan were special guest speakers at a recent Youth Services Committee meeting.

Heroin on Long Island: How Did We Get Here and What Can We Do?

As heroin addiction among our youth continues to rise, residents of Long Island are beginning to see that an “anywhere but here” way of thinking creates a false sense of security.