What’s Your BAC on a Saturday Night?

What’s Your BAC on a Saturday Night?

by Vicki Powers The liver has a limit to the amount of alcohol it can process per hour. The remainder enters the blood stream. This is how blood alcohol content (BAC) is measured. A simple alcohol consumption guideline is one standard drink an hour. Drink a six pack,...
Six Years of Impact

Six Years of Impact

Houston Recovery Center opened its doors April 13, 2013, at its ribbon cutting ceremony with Mayor Annise Parker. The nonprofit’s focus was helping the city reduce the number of public intoxicated people in jail by providing a safe place for these individuals to...
Embracing Safety as a Core Value

Embracing Safety as a Core Value

When you bring people from all walks of life into a shared space (Sobering Center), there must be rules and guidelines to ensure safety not only for clients but also employees. Safety is an important core value at Houston Recovery Center, just as much as compassion...
Compassion: More Than a Core Value

Compassion: More Than a Core Value

Compassion is a core value and at the heart of everything we do at Houston Recovery Center. After all, the two hearts in our logo reflect the spirit of our brand. But compassion goes beyond an image or words on a page. One of the ways that Houston Recovery Center...

Making Rock Bottom Less Rocky

“Houston is ground zero for DWI fatalities.” That’s the conclusion of Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg in a recent Houston Chronicle article. Drunk and drugged driving has caused more than 3,000 fatal traffic wrecks in the Houston area over the past 16 years,...