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Posted on: July 5, 2022

Congratulations Stephanie Marquesano of the Harris Project for the national recognition

The NY Times published an amazing profile of Stephanie Marquesano and her Harris Project -which is the voice of those with co-occuring disorders (link below)

Congratulations to Stephanie Marquesano the founder and President of the Harris Project on being profiled and featured in the NY Times. Stephanie, a resident of  Ardsley-Greenburgh, is a passionate spokesperson and voice for those who who have co-occurring disorders and their loved ones. The Harris Project is the only national non profit focused on the prevention and treatment of co-occurring disorders (COD) in teens and young adults. COD is the combination of one or more mental health challenges and substance misuse/addiction. The Harris Project advocates for care, integrated treatment. She has helped empower youth to make positive decisions through an understanding of paths to substance misuse/addiction including mental health challenges.

Read the amazing article about her below.  She deserves the thanks of people around the town, county, state and nation for turning a personal tragedy into an important cause that has saved lives of young people.  Stephanie---we appreciate you!  A well deserved recognition by the NY Times.

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/24/opinion/addiction-overdose-mental-health.html

PAUL FEINER

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