Meet Allen

Allen came to Harlem United four years ago, living in shelters, out of work, struggling with substance abuse and depression. He enrolled in our recovery programs—along with yoga and meditation—and made progress on his mental health and recovery goals. Today, Allen beams when he talks about the transformation in his life and his smile is contagious. We sat down with him and asked him to share some of his story with you.

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