Mission and visionFriends of Recovery – New York (FOR-NY) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a mission to demonstrate the power and promise of recovery from addictions and its value to individuals, families and communities throughout New York State and the nation. We actively seek to advance public policies and practices that promote and support recovery.

We envision a world in which recovery from addiction is not only common, but celebrated; a world in which the entire spectrum of effective prevention, treatment and support services are available and accessible to all.

Power of RecoveryOur Efforts Are Centered on 5 Core Beliefs

  • Addiction is a public health issue
  • Recovery is possible for everyone
  • There are many paths to recovery and everyone gets there in his or her own way
  • Adequate resources and support are necessary for sustained recovery
  • Recovery is about reclaiming a meaningful life and role in society