Together our voices make a difference!
Won't YOU join us?
Tune into our live coverage of the Recovery Community Day of Action on Tuesday. You can view this important event by using any of the following links:
Check out our Event page for additional info on these and other items!
The 2019 "CHANGES" Conference with Dr. Carlo DiClemente & Friends 0f Recovery-NY Albany Rally:o) Advocacy, Education, Fun and Networking...what not to LOVE!
Awards and Radio announcements capped the great event!
Some Highlights of an RCO below
2019 KEYNOTE & PANEL SPEAKERS were:
Judge Hon. Robert T. Russell, Jr
Associate Judge for
Buffalo City Court
Anthony Casullo D.E.A.
John Bennett, Kids Escaping Drugs
Sally Yageric, Erie County Council for the Prevention of Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Senator Chris Jacobs
Ed Rath, Erie County Legislator
Tammy Fluitt from FOR-NY
& John Ingersoll IHNO moderated
MOVIE & PANEL DISCUSSION
Thank you to ALL that participated and attended and an appreciation to all those providers who came to bring hope to families and those caught in the cycle of addiction.
Press release File below
Stand Up for Recovery Day Summary
If it's Recovery...We ARE THERE!!!
What: Stand Up for Recovery
Where: Took place February 11, 2020 @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY
Why: On behalf of millions impacted by addiction, Friends of Recovery New York (FOR-NY), the statewide Recovery Community Organization (RCO) and it's affilliate county RCO's are committed to educating decision makers. We call for the end of discrimination that blocks access to treatment, housing, employment, education and community-based recovery supports.
Tim Bax, Al Robinson and Donna Potter, your Buffalo -Greater Erie representatives, in the past have stood with Senator George Amedore Jr. and 2020 found us visisting Senator Chris Jacobs & Senators Gallivan & Kennedy to share the need to change the way we think about recovery.
Thank you to ALL of our WNY participants, individually and through collaborations, that make this ONE VOICE loud and clear!!! We LOVE YOU
About the WNY Chapter & Events
Al Robinson CARC
Senior Pastor and founder of
Rebecca Rose Woman's
Watch below to see what one
person can do in a community!
Executive Director IHNO
Donna Potter Ph.D
NYS CARC & CRPA-F TOT
IHNO is a Recovery Coach Training Facility
Steering Vice Chair for 2020-2021
is Tim Bax
FOR-NY Representative for Western/Central & Finger Lakes Region. Feel Free to call or email him for any help with an RCO.