Kids Escaping Drugs

Narrative Exposure Treatment: Integrating an evidence-based trauma intervention with residential substance abuse treatment for adolescents.

“This project will involve training Renaissance Addiction Services, Inc. clinicians in Narrative Exposure Therapy (NET) in order to better address the needs of youths with co-occurring substance use disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: West Seneca, NY
AMOUNT: $77,932 over Two Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2017
WEBSITE: http://www.makeachangewny.org


Gigi’s Playhouse: Providing a Welcoming Community Space for Individuals Living with Down Syndrome in Western New York

A former beauty school in Buffalo is now a lively gathering place for people with Down syndrome and their families. The spacious, welcoming site is GiGi’s Playhouse Buffalo, a local organization connected to the GiGi’s Playhouse national network of 51 Down syndrome Achievement Centers. Renovations to the space were complete and Executive Director Emily Mondschein … Continued