For Shawn Schneider, a carpenter and rock musician, the descent into addiction began one Wisconsin winter with a fall from a rooftop construction site onto the frozen ground below. As the potent pain pills prescribed for his injuries became his obsessive focus, he lost everything: his band, his job, his wife, his will to live.
When deciding where to build the first facility, the conversation between the principals began and ended with Brooklyn. It was clear that presently, no such facility in New York City exists that comes close to matching the high quality of amenities and individualized care URH intends to offer. Urban Recovery House Founder Michael Mosberg currently resides in Carol Gardens, just a few short miles away from Red Hook, the neighborhood URH envisions to call home.
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