Each morning, as part of my own spiritual program, I read the daily readings from either Alcoholic Anonymous “Daily Reflections, or Narcotics Anonymous “Just for Today.” I often joke with residents that since I am born on the cusp of two Zodiac signs, I have always read both horoscopes and
Rose Hill Residents usually have an “Outing” on Wednesdays. In the past few weeks, they have gone snow shoeing, cross country skiing, hiking, ice skating, and to the Fredric Remington Museum. This past week, however, Recreation Director, Tom Oldenburgh, outdid himself by planning an excursion to the SUNY Potsdam Leadership
The Malone Permanent Supportive Housing “The Main on Elm” is now full to capacity with 13 units occupied! We have been developing wrap-around plans (plans incorporating all services surrounding an individual or family to “wrap” them and best meet their needs.) and implementing services to meet the complex needs of
When as part of the admissions process, there is an opportunity to meet parents or other care givers, one of the first pieces of advice that is shared with them is to take care of themselves while their loved one is in treatment. Many parents are still fighting back tears
Community Bank’s Vice President for Commercial Banking, Craig Stevens; I; and Community Bank District Manager, Brenda Darrah, share in the presentation of Community Bank’s 2019 donation of $5,000 in support of St. Joseph’s mission of hope and healing. The contribution is the first of a four-year, $20,000 gift and comes
Every three years, St. Joseph’s has the opportunity to receive a comprehensive accreditation survey from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities International (CARF). Founded in 1966 as an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services agencies, the CARF International group of companies currently accredits more than 50,000 programs
I am pleased to write that Pendragon Theatre and St. Joseph’s are beginning a dialogue to explore opportunities to engage our residents and staff in the theater’s productions and associated activities. “Theater is all about collaboration and community,” stated Allison Studdiford, a director with Pendragon during Pendragon’s visit with St.
Commissioner Arlene González-Sánchez (at right, with Rose Hill Program Director, Tina Buckley) of the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS), recently visited St. Joseph’s Addiction Treatment & Recovery Centers’ Rose Hill Adolescent Residential Addiction Treatment Program in Massena. Rose Hill is named after Rose Wilson, the