community residence for men, enhanced with pre-employment training
Leaf). It offers intensive cognitive/behavioral groups that provide re-education
of feelings, attitudes, and behaviors.
You too can be drug free!
came to Argus, each of us from our own private hell, we were powerless
over our lives. Our hopes were broken, our dreams shattered, our lives
We are here at Argus, the place of our rebirth, to begin our journey
back, to discard self-defeating behavior, to change negative attitudes.
We commit to face our fears, our pains, our needs, our anger and to
share these feelings with each other so that we may recognize and
accept our own humanity as we recognize and accept the humanity of
We commit to continually confront and change our attitudes and behaviors;
taking risks, growing, changing until new positive behaviors and attitudes
express the strength, the creativity and the beauty that is our heritage.
You, me and them have become us. We are on a voyage of rebirth, renewal
and success. I am going to make it and you are going to make it. I
am going to make it and you are going to make it. I am going to make
it and you are going to make it.
We are one – We are family –We are ARGUS.
Written By Mary O. Taylor, CSW
With the assistance of the residents in 1986
is approximately 18 months with 6 months of aftercare. Residents receive
holistic treatment within a tough but caring community of mutual self-help
which provides positive values and personal and social growth.
Education levels are raised through tutoring, vocational training,
practicums and/or apprenticeships and jobs. Residents progress through
four levels of treatment which prepare them step by step to return
to the community drug-free, with jobs, housing, a bank account, and
a positive social network.
Mary O. Taylor, CSW
information call: Bob Hutchinson - 718-401-5765
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