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Villa of Hope recognized as one of America’s Best Addiction Treatment Centers by Newsweek and Statista

As the summer draws to a close, Newsweek published a list of “America’s Best Addiction Treatment Centers” for 2021, and we made the New York list! We are also the only center from the Rochester Area to receive the honor.

The recognition comes during an important time as the need to support people with substance use disorders continues to increase, and Villa of Hope is partnering with Monroe County and New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS), stepping up its service to meet the demand.

“Villa of Hope is proud to see this recognition, especially during a time where our services are more in demand than ever,’ said Christina Gullo, President & CEO of Villa of Hope. “Last year, there was a 31% increase in deaths related to substance abuse, and we are as committed as ever to step up services, partner with the community, and support people in need.”

Later this year, Villa of Hope will open its Living Hope Detox Center, a brand-new, integrated recovery and mental health facility in Greece. The new center will serve individuals ages 16 and up residing in Monroe and surrounding counties of New York State. This medically supervised withdrawal and stabilization treatment home for the Rochester community will be the first community, agency-run inpatient center of its kind in Monroe County. With opioid use at an all-time high and the increasing numbers of overdoses and deaths due to substance abuse, it cannot come soon enough.

About “the List”

America’s Best Addiction Treatment Centers 2021 highlights the nation’s top addiction treatment facilities based on peer recommendations, quality, and accreditations relative to the in-state competition. Facilities in 25 states with the highest number of addiction treatment centers, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), were included in the survey. You can learn about the full methodology by visiting this link.

Getting Involved

For those interested in getting more involved with Villa of Hope and supporting individuals through addiction and recovery, here are a few ways:

  • Work with the Villa: Villa of Hope is currently hiring for a variety of positions including those at our integrated behavioral health clinic and new detox center. Visit our careers page to view job descriptions and apply:
  • Spread Awareness: You can help stop addiction in your community by spreading information about it as well as services available in the community. Visit Villa of Hope’s website to read educational content and follow up on social media:
  • Donate: Anyone can support this work by donating and support Villa of Hope’s program. You can learn more and donate online at

Let’s keep saving lives!!

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