News & Updates
Do you want to make a difference within the opioid epidemic? Do you want to change your community? You can! Cazenovia Recovery Systems has just the opportunity for you. We are looking for talented and compassionate individuals to join our team. We change our community one person at a time by helping people with substance […]
Break Down the Stigma
STIGMA AND SUBSTANCE USE If we want to help people with substance use disorders, we have to break down the stigma associated with substance use. Sadly, stigma holds back countless people from seeking treatment. And make no mistake – having a substance use disorder is a disease that is entirely treatable. According to The Drug […]
We’re starting an exciting new partnership with Urban Fruits & Veggies and Garden Fresh Foodie. New garden beds were just planted at Casa for residents!
Renae Banach, Clinical Aide
Joining the Team at Turning Point House Renae Banach is a Clinical Aide at Turning Point House. She’s a CASAC-T, has a certificate in Addiction Counseling and associates degrees in Occupational Therapy Assistance and Criminal Justice from Jamestown Community College. Renae joined Turning Point House in August of last year, just before the program converted […]
Saving the Lives of Moms Every Day
Over the weekend, families across the country celebrated Mother’s Day. For a young kid, the worst thing in the world would be to lose their mom to an early death. This heartbreaking reality is happening all too often throughout Western New York, as the opioid epidemic is still raging. Thankfully, communities are coming together to […]
Welcome to the New Cazenovia Recovery
As you can see, we’ve got a new look. THE NEED FOR A NEW BRAND Since 1980, we’ve provided substance use disorder services to communities throughout Western New York. Over the last few years, we’ve experienced some pretty dramatic changes both as an agency and within the field of substance use services. Small and medium-sized […]
The Social Determinants of Health
Defining the Social Determinants of Health What impacts health? Your first thoughts might be genetics, exercise, nutrition, and medication. For the most part, these are considered primary factors that have major implications for someone’s health and wellbeing. However, health is influenced by much more than just the primary factors above. At the moment, the healthcare […]
Marilyn Smith, Case Manager
Marilyn Smith is a case manager at Supportive Living. Like many people in our field, she knows first-hand what it’s like to be in recovery. After years in addiction, she started her own recovery process in 1996 at Horizon Village. This helps her to understand the experiences of our residents. “I can relate to the […]
The Good Stuff Joe’s Learned
The Simple Things & Coping Skills For Joe, a resident at Cazenovia Manor, the simple things have made a major difference in his recovery. He credits the serenity prayer with keeping him focused. Recently, he picked up a book from Narcotics Anonymous, and he’s found it to be really helpful. “It let me know that […]
Your Words Could Save a Life
What would you say to someone starting their journey in recovery? It can be a scary time. There are unfamiliar treatment programs and self-help meetings filled with new people. Oftentimes, someone starting the journey sets out to make amends with friends and family. Without a doubt, atoning for past decisions and mistakes can be tough. […]
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