11,000+ Graduates: No client has ever been coerced or mandated to participate in ARRIVE, EXPONENTS’ oldest and largest program, participation is completely voluntary.

75% Graduation Rate: Our innovative model programs are noted for their retention and high rates of completion. In a field known for its low retention rate, 75% of those who started in the ARRIVE program have completed and graduated from it.

29 Years: EXPONENTS has been around since 1990 and has sustained consistent programming that produces results and continues to innovate and respond to the changing needs of our communities.

88% Satisfaction: 88% of EXPONENTS’ participants described themselves as extremely satisfied with the services received and felt welcome and comfortable in the program.



Our participants live in all five boroughs of New York City and come to us during any stage of addiction and recovery. Many are living with more than one chronic health condition, and most have a history of problematic substance use. Our inclusive environment welcomes those of every race, gender, age, and sexual orientation.



Our advocacy efforts show how a small agency can have a significant impact on programs, policies, and laws. EXPONENTS has been on the front lines since the late 1980’s organizing and advocating for issues relevant to our participants and constituents. We encourage activism and advocacy as an empowerment part of treatment.



The success of our programs lies in creating a unique culture where value is placed on the lived experience. EXPONENTS creates a safe, respectful environment for all regardless of the stage of recovery. Our staff and peers model hope having overcome their addictions and successfully coping with chronic health conditions.

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