Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged


NYN Media will honor 50 of New York’s most prominent and accomplished leaders in human services, health care, education and other nonprofits over the age of 50 who continue to make a positive impact on New York through their achievements, leadership abilities, philanthropic efforts, and dedication to the betterment of the State!

Gov. Cuomo Announces Crackdown on Opioid Abuse

Posted on October 13, 2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Gov. Mario Cuomo -- joined by Catholic Charities Staten Island CEO Vincent Ignizio and fellow leaders -- visited Staten Island, the epicenter of New York City’s opioid storm, to introduce at Catholic Charities in Mt. Loretto a major crackdown in the battle against opioid abuse.

New York State Targets Huge Grant to Catholic Charities Orange Sullivan to Fight Opioid Crises

Posted on September 20, 2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Provides Prevention, Treatment & Recovery in Highest-Need Area in the Nation

Orange County, NY: Epicenter of Heroin Addiction

Posted on September 8, 2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Teams Up During Recovery Month to Reduce Its Toll

Ninety-six pinwheels representing the deaths of 96 people who lost their battles with addiction last year alone were placed yesterday, September 7, 2017, on the lawn of New Life Manor, a chemical addiction treatment center in Orange County, New York.

10 Top Ways to Keep Families Together

Posted on August 25, 2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

When Addiction or Illness Could Tear Them Apart

Alcoholism, drug addiction and mental health issues torment individuals and can tear apart their families.

Meet Leroy: Blind, Homeless and Searching for Help

Posted on June 23, 2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Special Series Maps Catholic Charities in Your Neighborhood

Check out our new five-part series introducing you to the faces and stories of some of the millions of people to whom Catholic Charities has been privileged to provide help and hope during our 100-year legacy of service. Today, meet Leroy, blind, hungry, homeless and searching for help.

Heroin Addiction Charted in Your Neighborhood

Posted on June 8, 2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out This Just-Released Data & How Catholic Charities is Battling Back

Just-released data reveals striking developments in how heroin is hurting your neighborhood.  Here in the Archdiocese of New York– Manhattan, the Bronx, Staten Island, Westchester, Ulster, Orange, Dutchess and Sullivan Counties – the scourge of heroin and opioid drugs hit hard. 

But, as you’ll see in the special chart compiled for you, there is some good news among the bad.