Holotropic Breathwork and Recovery from Substance Use Disorders

The modern recovery movement stresses that there are many pathways to recovery, but we often do not have the awareness or opportunity to explore pathways beyond our own. This article looks at the use of Holotropic Breathwork (HB) to support recovery from substance use issues. Holotropic Breathwork is a spiritually oriented approach to self-exploration and…

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Culture and Gender Barriers to Recovery for Latinas

Recovery from substance use is more than possible when recovery support services are accessible, which means they need to be culturally responsive and linguistically appropriate. This research article highlights barriers that Hispanics, especially Latinas, face on the path to recovery from substance use disorder. Understanding these barriers are just the first step towards health equity.

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Study Looks at SUD Recovery Amongst Latino/a or Hispanic Populations

Substance use disorders do not discriminate, and the prevalence of  substance use issues amongst Latino/a (Hispanic or Chicano/a) populations is similar to all other populations. However, there is a notable disparity in accessing services. To address this inequity, we need to understand why. This research study looks a number a variables that helps us understand…

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From LGBT Advocacy to Recovery Advocacy

Big thanks to College Behavioral and Emotional Health Institute at Virginia Commonwealth University for posting this video on their YouTube channel. Tom Hill from the National Council on Behavioral Health (now the National Council on Wellness) share lessons learned in the LGBT advocacy movement that can be applied to the substance use and mental health…

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May 2022: Time to talk money- Economics of running a recovery home

Date: Wednesday, May 18th Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm CT Topic: Economics of running a recovery home Location: Zoom Meeting (link) click link to register in advance. Whether you are looking to learn something new or have experience to share, please join us for a lively discussion! One topic often avoided in recovery housing discussions is…

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March 2022: Texas Votes Recovery!

Date: Wednesday, March 16th Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm CT Topic: The mysteries of Voting (eligibility, registering and your impact) Location: Click here for session video Ever wonder how your vote makes a difference? Want to know more about voting eligibility and how to register? We will cover all of this and more! Including important dates…

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Feb 2022: Advocating with Equity

Date: Wednesday, February 16th Time: 12:00pm to 1:00pm CT Topic: Advocating with Equity Miss the session? Click here for the video! We are excited to have Dr. Ashley Stewart speak to us this month about how we can be sure to advocate with equity.   Dr. Ashley E. Stewart received her Ph.D. from The Ohio…

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Texas recovery housing funds tied to NARR certification

Opportunity for Recovery Housing Owners & Operators JANUARY 14 REQUEST FOR APPLICATION FOR THE BE WELL TEXAS NETWORK: RECOVERY RESIDENCES FOR EMERGING ADULTS *Applications will be accepted beginning January 7th, 2022 through February 4th, 2022 * Texas is now funding Level II and Level III recovery housing and certification! UT Health San Antonio and Be…

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