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Houston Recovery Center Re-Launches “Plan A Good Time,” Campaign To Specifically Reflect Rodeo Celebrations, To Reduce DUI/DWI Fatalities
Houston Recovery Center Re-Launches “Plan A Good Time” Campaign.
Amid fentanyl crisis, first-of-its-kind study to evaluate expanded methadone access
Americans seeking treatment for opioid addiction have found that only a single medication is effective at easing cravings and withdrawal: methadone.
Addiction Treatment May Be Coming to a Pharmacy Near You
Medicine that prevents withdrawal sickness in people trying to stop using opioids.
A New Way To Support Frequent Emergency Department Visitors
A Texas safety-net system has shifted its approach to caring for regular emergency department users.
Recovery’s Impact on the LGBTQIA+ Community
https://youtu.be/73Nj_h0IiXE As we close out this year, we feel so much gratitude towards our clients, our staff, and our partners. These are the people who have built the foundation on which we operate, they are the reason we get to do what we do. In these...
What We Most Want You to Know – 10 Days to $10k
https://youtu.be/j7PrfEdiHys This time of year is always the perfect time to reflect on what we are grateful for: Food, friends, family, and warmth are a few things that come to mind. Here at Houston Recovery Center, we know that not all Houstonians have those things....
So Much More Than a Sobering Center
Houston Recovery Center is So Much More than a sobering center. This year, we placed hundreds in treatment, provided many with life-saving Narcan, partnered with community organizations to raise HIV Awareness, and built relationships with Houston hospitals to...
San Francisco Experiments with Sobering Center as New Solution to Drug Crisis
San Francisco Examiner, July 19, 2021
Our executive director shares our Houston sobering center model and results as part of the conversation for the new California sobering center.
Overdose Deaths: A Grim Reality but Hopeful Future
by Vicki Powers Americans are more likely to die of an accidental opioid overdose than a motor vehicle crash. Let that sink in. National Safety Council’s most recent data (2019) reveal the lifetime odds at 1 in 92 chance of dying of an opioid overdose. The lifetime...
Is 2021 the Year of Kindness?
Is 2021 the Year of Kindness? by Vicki Powers An article in Forbes in late January, “Why You Should Make 2021 the Year of Kindness,” caught my eye because I knew this February issue was focusing on kindness. What timing, I thought. It’s also appropriate as folks...