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Caz Recovery is excited to partner with D’Youville University’s innovative Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) Pathway program. At the helm of this partnership is Timothy Arent, Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology at D’Youville University and Caz Recovery’s Board Secretary. Tim is also currently the Program Director of D’Youville’s CASAC Pathway program which, in […]


Welcome back to our series showcasing the success of Caz’s Medication Reduction Program! Through our dedicated efforts, we have helped our residents reduce unnecessary prescriptions and improve their quality of life. In this edition, we are thrilled to share success stories of the types of medications that we have successfully reduced or eliminated from some […]


In our latest newsletter, we will delve into our innovative Medication Reduction Program – a cornerstone of our commitment to enhancing the well-being of our residents through informed pharmaceutical choices and comprehensive medical support. At Caz, we are pioneering a shift in how medications are utilized within our community, focusing on reducing unnecessary prescriptions and […]


As people move through their recovery process, they often develop a strong desire to give back to the community. For many, this translates into finding a job that helps others with substance use disorders. Peers, or individuals with lived experience pertaining to substance use, can be some of the most meaningful supports for people in […]

A New Chapter for Turning Point House

We’re excited to share the successful inauguration of our new Turning Point House facility, a milestone that signifies a major step forward for Caz’s mission to provide support and treatment for substance use disorder. This facility symbolizes our renewed commitment to nurturing recovery and healing. As we explore the profound impacts of this new beginning […]

The Role of Counseling in Overcoming Substance Use Disorders

In this issue, we’re thrilled to present the dynamic and transformative world of counseling at Caz, where we utilize a blend of evidence-based practices to include aspects of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing, to name a few. CEO Lindsay Herndon, with her expertise in Trauma-Informed Care and program development, superbly complements our […]

Cooking For Recovery

A Journey with Caz Recovery’s Director of Kitchen Operations Caz Recovery is not just a place of healing; it’s a community that understands the vital role of nutrition and culinary empowerment in the recovery process. Essential to the process is Kari Foster, our Director of Kitchen Operations. With over 27 years of experience in restaurant […]

Caz Recovery: A Year in Review

As we approach the end of another remarkable year, we want to take a moment to reflect on some of the incredible stories and achievements of our residents and staff at Caz. It has been a year of growth, resilience, and profound impact, which we could not have done without your support. Shining a Spotlight […]

Working as a Counselor at Caz Recovery

Working as a Counselor at Caz Recovery is more than just a job – it’s a journey of compassion, dedication, and transformation. At the heart of substance use recovery, Counselors play a pivotal role in guiding our residents toward living a healthier lifestyle, offering unwavering support, and fostering an environment of healing and hope. Michael […]

Elevating Wellness at Madonna House

Alternative Wellness Program: Nurturing the Mind and Body Lisa Johnston, Program Manager, and her staff are hard at work bringing new and invigorating wellness interventions to the women at Madonna House. These new initiatives are taking Madonna House to new heights. Lisa recently unveiled an innovative “Alternative Wellness Program,” focusing on outdoor activities that promote […]

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