FREEDOM BLOG

ADDICTION & RECOVERY

What’s Your Rock Bottom?

By Bob Miller July 6, 2017

Bob Miller has been Chairman of Freedom Institute’s Board of Directors since 2012, and as the son of its founder, Mona Mansell, intimately involved with the organization since its inception in 1976.  A media entrepreneur and business executive with more than 40 years of professional experience, Bob brings his business acumen and strategic vision to […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

Freedom Institute offers a new Early Recovery Group Therapy

By Peter Lazar June 29, 2017

Since its founding in 1976, Freedom Institute has offered the highest caliber of clinical programming when it comes to the treatment of Substance Use Disorders. In our constant effort to evolve and serve our community, we are pleased to offer our new Early Recovery Group, facilitated by Alex Dayton, LMHC. This group is for adult […]

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FI Goings On

DID YOU HEAR? FREEDOM INSTITUTE’S SPRING GALA 2017 WAS SO MUCH FUN!

By Andree Corroon June 27, 2017

Everyone agrees that this year’s Freedom Institute Spring Gala 2017 was one of our best events ever — a high-energy evening, buzzing with glamour, guest stars and VIPs who made the event and our organization shine. The Board of Freedom Institute extends a huge thanks to our gala co-chairs, Jessica and Colin Ambrose, Tracy and Robert Boyle, Christopher […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

NYC HEALTH ALERT: Presence of fentanyl in cocaine contributing to increase in drug overdose deaths

By Andree Corroon June 5, 2017

On June 1st, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene issued a health advisory alert concerning the presence of fentanyl in cocaine and its contributing to increase in drug overdose deaths.  They warn that people who use cocaine recreationally are at exceptionally high risk of overdose. Fentanyl is a potent opioid that […]

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Families in Recovery

Money and Its Impact on Mental Health

By Alex Dayton May 23, 2017

Year after year individuals rank money as their number one stressor and yet it’s a subject that is often avoided and given minimal attention in therapy and treatment. Individuals in therapy feel comfortable talking about a range of issues. Money is more commonly not one of them. Ask a client their annual salary and you’re […]

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