Posts by Jason Howell

Head-to-Head Research Study Compares Vivitrol and Suboxone

The results of a large National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) funded study comparing the outcomes of a monthly shot of naltrexone (sold as Vivitrol) vs a daily pill of buprenorphine and naloxone (sold as Suboxone) has been published. (See the study) At 6 months, about half of people with opioid use disorder who took…

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Texans for Recovery and Resiliency Announces its 2016 Advisory Council and Launches a Cross-Training Initiative

January 6, 2016 Austin, Texas — Texans for Recovery and Resiliency is a SAMHSA-supported statewide network collaboration between the Texas Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health (TXFFCHM) and RecoveryPeople. Entering into its second year, this collaboration empowers adult peers, transitioning youth and family voices in mental health and substance use recovery program and policy…

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Podcast – RP 46 Sex Addiction with Jace Downey

Today on RecoveryPeople we with talk with Jace Downey about sex addiction and her journey towards sexual sobriety.  Jace breaks through the stigma and addresses common misconceptions related to sex addiction.  And most importantly, what she’s learned along the way in order to remain sexually sober.  You can learn more about Jace’s story and what…

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Podcast – RP 45 Overdose Awareness Day 2015

Today on RecoveryPeople we chat with Marilee Odendahl about Overdose Awareness Day in Austin, Tx.  Since losing her son to an overdose in 2007, she’s become very involved in raising awareness and helping others deal with their loss.  Marilee talks about orginizations that have helped her like GRASP(Grief Recovery as Substance Passing).  Another group, Broken No More, has…

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Podcast – RP 44 UNITE to Face Addiction with Donald McFarland

Today on Recovery People Podcast we talk about UNITE to Face Addiction on October 4th in Washington, D.C.  Our guest, Donald McFarland talks about who is going to be there and why YOU should be, too!!  It’s going to be a historic event bringing ten of thousands of people together on the National Mall in order to raise…

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