The Houston Recovery Center has a sobering facility designed to support law enforcement, healthcare professionals, and members of the general public with leading alcohol use disorder and sobering services.

When those in Houston need alcohol use disorder and sobering services, they trust the top-notch team members at the Houston Recovery Center to help. Our behavioral health professionals and community resource experts have designed both short and long-term support programs that help those in need of a comprehensive alcohol use disorder recovery services.

We provide a safe, stable environment for publicly intoxicated individuals through our sobering services, preventing wasted resources at hospitals, jails and other important facilities throughout the city of Houston.

Care Coordination Planning Team

It was the 18th visit for Marcus. The sobering center had just opened. He was the first client and the most frequent to be admitted by law enforcement…

National Sobering

A national collaborative where leaders of sobering centers, stakeholders and constituents gather at an annual summit to share best practices…

Houston Recovery

While society focuses on the ravages of addiction, the Houston Recovery Initiative redirects activity to recovery solutions cultivating the soil of social understanding…


We do not and cannot do this work alone. Our community service providers deliver the addiction treatment and recovery services that make up our program.

How our Alcohol Use Disorder and Sobering Services help the Houston Community

The vast majority of our clients only need a short-term facility to sober up. Some need help identifying the right community resources for their needs, and some are suffering from long-term substance abuse.

Our alcohol use disorder and sobering services in Houston combine acute care with strong community partnerships to help our clients reach their health goals. So, what happens when someone chooses to participate in our public intoxication sobering services?

  • First, they spend four to six hours recovering in our welcoming facility.
  • Then, we partner them with peer services and intensive case management that can involve up to 18 months of intervention toward sobriety.
  • At the Houston Recovery Center, our alcohol use disorder and sobering services are designed to take recovery support to our clients — out in the community at public locations, or right here at our Houston-based facility.

We use evidence-based approaches to promote health, wellness and success for our fellow Texans. Want to support our Houston alcohol use disorder and sobering services? Contact us today to learn more about the ways in which you can get involved.