NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Center for Living (NYCFL) 2nd Annual Gala was held on Monday, October 22, 2012 at the Pierre Hotel. Gathering more than two hundred and fifty donors and supporters, the event celebrated the tremendous success of the New York Center for Living, a leading outpatient recovery center located in Manhattan that treats adolescents and young adults, ages 13-26 who suffer from substance abuse and co-occurring disorders.
Elizabeth Kabler, Founder NYCFL said, "New York Center for Living provides an unmatched level of specialized treatment, expertise, care and comfort to so many young people and families that have gone through substance abuse addiction crises in New York City."
Steven M. Ford, Chairman, Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation, son of a President and Betty, inspired guests with stories of how the Ford family dealt with their mother's alcoholism and his own successful battle overcoming alcoholism.
Located in Manhattan, New York Center for Living offers an abstinence-based recovery community for young people and believes strongly that addiction is a disease of the family and focuses on treating families and not just the adolescent and young adult. NYCFL provides specialized holistic treatment for chemically-dependent youth addressing addiction on all fronts including a team of experts in psychiatry, psychology, social work, substance abuse, nutrition, academia and the wellness sciences like yoga and art therapy.
For more information on the New York Center for Living visit: www.centerforliving.org
SOURCE New York Center for Living