College Recovery Program for Young Adults in the Age of COVID

Participation in NYCFL’s College Recovery Program can be a life saver By Audrey Freshman, PHD, LCSW and John McAteer, LCSW New York Center for Living is a nonprofit treatment program licensed by the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports. It is designed to offer mental health and substance use services to adolescents, […]

2019 Eating Disorder Awareness & Screening Week Feb. 25 – March 3

Let’s get real – eating disorders can affect anyone, anywhere. This National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (#NEDAwareness), Center for Living is helping change the conversation around food, body image, and eating disorders! But because of stigma and old stereotypes, many people don’t get the support they deserve. 30 million Americans will struggle with a full-blown […]

Family, Family, Family

Not only is it important to successful addiction treatment, but family may very well be the greatest and most powerful factor for helping individuals with addiction to recover. I am not talking about functional, well-manicured picture-perfect families. I am talking about dysfunctional, messy, broken souled individuals coming together to help because they love their brother, […]