On Thursday, August 22nd at 12 noon, Samaritan Daytop Village will officially open PARC Bronx (Peer Alliance Recovery Center) in the Mott Haven section of Bronx. The center offers one-on-one recovery coaching, workshops, group sessions, computer training, social and recreational activities, vocational assistance and peer-to-peer support for Bronxites battling substance use disorder.
Participants, their families and friends can receive guidance for a lifetime of wellness, learn how to remove the common barriers to recovery and avoid relapse at this new, supportive and welcoming community space where recovery from addiction is embraced without shame or judgment.
According to NYC Health Department, “In 2017, residents of the Bronx had the highest rate and number of overdose deaths, compared to residents of the other four boroughs.”
Speaking at the event will be Mitchell Netburn, President & CEO, Samaritan Daytop Village; Arlene González-Sánchez, OASAS Commissioner; Assemblywoman Carmen Arroyo; Chris Kelly, a former Samaritan Daytop Village client who is now clean and sober and working as a PARC Bronx Recovery Coach; and others.
The short speaking program will be followed by interviews and a tour of the facility.
About Samaritan Daytop Village
For nearly 60 years, Samaritan Daytop Village has been improving the quality of life for New Yorkers. We are nationally recognized for our treatment of substance use disorder as well as for the veteran-specific approach we pioneered. Our continuum of services also includes health and mental health care, transitional and supportive housing, educational and vocational assistance, peer-assisted recovery, and specialized programs for adolescents, families and seniors. Annually, Samaritan Daytop Village serves over 33,000 people at more than 50 facilities throughout New York City, Long Island and upstate New York, and we continue to grow.
368 148th Street, 2nd Floor
Bronx, NY 10455