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News & Updates

A Story of Transformation

Hello my name is Mike. I was a resident at CARS residential treatment program some time ago. I wanted to take a minute of your time to share my story and my thoughts with you ...

Jul 5th, 2019
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Jun 8th, 2020
Introducing CARS' New Outpatient Program Director

I am pleased to inform you, as community partners, that Eleni Murdough, MS, CASAC-2, has been named Outpatient Program Director at CARS’ Outpatient Center in Ithaca. Eleni assumed her new role, transitioning from her previous position as Assistant Clinical

Jan 23rd, 2019
Introducing our new CQI Director David Williams, MPA

I’m excited to be part of the team here at CARS! For the last ten years I have worked in regulatory compliance, helping programs that work under the oversight of multiple state agencies, including the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, ...

Nov 1st, 2018
Residential Referral Process

We have made it our goal to say “YES” to your referral as quickly as possible. In order to do this we have made some changes to our referral process. We are now able to receive referrals in the following ways...

Jun 14th, 2017
Exploring Yoga as a path to recovery

The style of yoga that I teach is called Kundalini Yoga. Though this style of yoga has been practiced for hundreds of years, it was brought to American from India in 1969 by a man named Yogi Bhajan. He introduced this technology to help the young people...

Jan 1st, 2017
“Christmas Elf Team”

Members of the CARS “Christmas Elf Team” help with loading apples as part of the Ulysses Christmas Bureau annual program

Dec 24th, 2016

“Recreation therapy is new to the CARS community this year. While CARS has had recreation for a very long time, therapeutic recreation is fun with a purpose. Clients will learn valuable skills during leisure activities - which include increasing self-este

Jan 1st, 2016