Member Survey Member Login
Member Survey Member Login

MEND Program & Wellness

The MEND Program holds monthly Peer Support Group meetings for NYCDCC Welfare Fund participants/dependents who are in both long and short term recovery, and wish to share their experiences, sources of strength, inspirations, and hopes for the future with fellow group members in attendance. These meetings take place in the MEND Office on the 5th Floor of 395 Hudson Street.

The next scheduled meeting isWednesday, Setember 25th, 4PM.  

Members Education and Network for Dependency (“MEND”) Program

As a part of its focus on fostering a healthy work and life-balance for its members and their dependents, the New York City District Council of Carpenters Welfare Fund has launched the Members Education and Network for Dependency (“MEND”) Program, which gives participants and their dependents access to confidential treatment for substance abuse and other related problems. The program is located at 395 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014, on the 5th floor.

The goal of the MEND Program is to provide assistance to participants and dependents in addressing substance abuse issues through the following services:

  • Referrals to appropriate level of treatment including inpatient and outpatient treatment for all substances,
  • Case management and Coordination of Services with outside providers,
  • Supportive services, and
  • Education.

More specifically, MEND is designed to:

  • Verify eligibility for coverage, and/or assist in locating and obtaining coverage,
  • Conduct thorough assessments for appropriate level of treatment and length of stay,
  • Provide treatment authorization in accordance with established guidelines,
  • Assist participants and/or dependents in identifying their treatment needs and goals,
  • Help participants and their dependents to secure services at treatment facilities,
  • Provide in-house support services including individual and family counseling, support groups, and educational groups,
  • Provide educational workshops.

If you or one of your dependents is struggling with substance abuse, please contact the MEND Program for assistance from our accredited staff. The MEND program can be reached by phone at (212) 366-7590 or by email at Please remember that there is no shame in asking for help, that MEND operates under strict confidentiality restrictions, and that we are here to help you and your family.

MEND Program & Wellness Archive

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

October 30, 2015
                            November is officially Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung cancer has a survival rate of 15% and is currently the […]

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

September 30, 2015
  National Cyber Security Awareness Month was launched by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the U. S. Department […]

Express Scripts’ Ask the Pharmacist: Back-to-School Tips

September 11, 2015
If your child has a chronic medical condition such as asthma or diabetes, your back-to-school preparation involves more than new […]

September is National Recovery Month

August 31, 2015
September is National Recovery Month, also known as, National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month. It is a national observance […]

August is American Adventures Month

July 31, 2015
American Adventures month was founded by its spokesperson, American Adventurer Peter Kulkkula. It is the celebration of vacationing in the […]

Summer Prevention Tips- Skin Cancer Awareness

July 23, 2015
Now that the dog days of summer are here, remember that too much sun, especially without protection, can pose a […]

July is National Grilling Month

June 29, 2015
Get outside and start the grill- It’s National Grilling Month! Not only do you get to experience being outside in the sunshine while you cook, you also get to enjoy the health benefits that result from grilling your food [ ... ]

June is National Great Outdoors Month

June 1, 2015
If you like getting out and enjoying yourself, June is the month for you! It all began with Great Outdoors […]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

April 30, 2015
                  Although the month of May was only officially proclaimed National Mental Health Awareness Month by President Obama in 2013, […]

Activity Based Ideas for Kids During Easter/Spring

March 31, 2015
Not everyone celebrates Easter, but surely we are all familiar with chocolate Easter eggs and the Easter Bunny! Over the […]