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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO RETIRE

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR  TO RETIRE

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF MARC TO RETIRE The Annual Luncheon of the Mid-Hudson Addiction Recovery Centers, Inc. (MARC) on May 12 will celebrate the 15-year leadership of the organization by one of most familiar names in local alcohol and drug rehabilitation, Steven Pressman, long-time Executive Director of MARC. Pressman has announced that he will retire in June, 2017. Under his guidance since 2002,...

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NOW OPEN

MARC is proud to be a part of the new Dutchess County Stabilization Center, 230 North Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. • A more welcoming alternative to a hospital emergency department for noncritical mental health, substance use, or other life issues • A walk-in facility that requires no appointment or referral • 100% voluntary and free; no insurance required • For individuals of all ages,...

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2016 Annual Luncheon

2016 Annual Luncheon

MARC’s 39th annual luncheon was held on May 6, 2016, at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel with approximately 150 guests in attendance. Speakers included local officials and MARC alumni. Steven Pressman, MARC Executive Director, spoke about the heroin epidemic and the evolution of the organization’s programs to provide appropriate recovery services. According to patient responses, there is...

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MARC Makeover at Florence Manor

MARC Makeover at Florence Manor

Florence Manor residents were recently treated to an evening of pampering and glamour. The 25 residents enjoyed haircuts and styles, paraffin hand treatments with hand massage, professional makeup application provided by technicians from Ridley Lowell in Poughkeepsie. The event was organized by the Poughkeepsie Junior League and MARC Foundation Board member, Christine Kelsey, resulting in 25...

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MARC’s Good Work – 2014

As we look back at last year, there are many accomplishments of which we feel proud. Among numerous highlights was the work of our expanded Sober Supported Housing Program. Individuals and families in recovery who participated in this program received more than 9000 days and nights of housing, along with counseling and a wide variety of other  support services. Eight program participants were...

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MARC Coordinates Project Connect

MARC staff, under the leadership of Crisis Center Program Director Sue Tallardy, have taken the lead in coordinating Project Connect for the Dutchess County Housing Consortium’s Continuum of Care. We have taken HUD’s national “Point in Time” initiative to count the number of homeless individuals and families one step further. Project Connect is a resource fair that will offer services and...

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