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San Francisco Experiments with Sobering Center as New Solution to Drug Crisis

When the Opioid Crisis Hits Home, a Houston Program Knocks on the Door

Harris County Receives More than $2 Million Grant From CDC to Combat Opioid Overdoses

Working to Address the Opioid Crisis

Houston Recovery Center Offers Different Kind of Help

“HEROES” Help Save Lives From Opioid Addiction

Houston ED Opioid System Integrates Assertive Outreach with Comprehensive Care for Opioid Use Disorder

Can This New Research Program Teach Houston How to Tackle Opioid Abuse?

Former Houston Prima Ballerina Opens Up About Dark Secret

Katy-Area Leaders Eye Better Jail Diversion Programs

UTSA Psychologist Helps Train First Responders on Front Line of the Opioid Crisis

Lauren Anderson Shares with Isiah Carey

Local Group Waging Battle on Opioid-Related Overdoses

Oil and drugs: A toxic mix

The Senate’s tax plan would cut alcohol taxes. That would be a public health disaster.

For Texan of the Year, I nominate Four Price for revamping mental health care in Texas

Survey: nearly half of Americans have a family member or close friend who’s been addicted to drugs

Rep. Four Price tapped to lead House panel studying opioids, drug abuse

Federal Officials Approve W.Va.’s Plan To Expand Medicaid Coverage For Drug Treatment

Harris County DA Stops Prosecuting Drug Cases Involving Minuscule Amounts

Why Prescription Drug Misuse Is Becoming A Problem For People Over 50

K2 is the new drug of choice’ in Texas prisons, official says

85th Legislature: Improving the Texas state of mind

House approves bill focused on mental health insurance benefits

The biggest health reform bill since Obamacare, explained in 600 words

Texas wages a war on drugs at the border. That might be the wrong place.

Diverse cultures: Putting a face on community policing

How the City Came to Know Dozens of Midtown Kush Users on a First-Name Basis

New city program getting Kush users off the streets

Kush City: Houston has Become a Major Hub for the Latest Drug of Choice

Kushed out: City takes aim at stubborn new drug problem

33 Suspected of Overdosing on Synthetic Marijuana in Brooklyn

The Harris County DA Invites Law-Breaking Citizens to “Make It Right”

Synthetic drug use at Hermann Park sends 16 to hospital, authorities say

Ten people hospitalized after possible drug overdoses on skid row

Harris County Wins $2 Million Grant For Plan To Reform Its Criminal Justice System

Sobering center helps homeless in Downtown Houston

Sobriety center partners with UHPD as safe haven

Sobering center a place for addicts to get help

Austin officials move to decriminalize public drunkenness

First New Year’s Eve could be interesting for Houston’s new sobering center

Houston’s sobering center is showing progress

Sober center: just what the doctor ordered

Drunk in public? Sober up at Houston’s new sobriety center

Beats a night in the drunk tank

Mayor Parker cuts the ribbon at city’s new Houston Recovery Center

New sobering center could help Houston save money, change lives

Sobering center opens in downtown Houston; expected to help city save money on jail costs

Looking to create ‘pathways to recovery’ at Sobering Center

City approves $4.3 million for sobering center

City council approves new Houston sobering center

Houston plans ‘sobering center’ at shelter instead of jail

Mayor Parker unveils plan for sobering center

Houston to open a sobering center for drunk arrests