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Posts by Jason Howell

Can recovery housing truly support persons on opioid agonist medications?

A growing number of persons with opioid use disorder (OUD) are choosing medication assisted treatment (MAT), which includes methadone, buprenorphine and naltrexone. While not all of those on MAT have recovery goals that align with recovery housing, but many do. The medication assisted recovery sub-population seeks and could greatly benefit from recovery housing. However, they…

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CREW Report 2015

In 2015, RecoveryPeople conducted several surveys of the Texas SUD peer recovery workforce. The findings are summarized in the slide deck below. It is a large document, so you may need to give it some time to load. To navigate the slides, hoover your curser over the bottom left corner of the slides.

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Peer Recovery Housing Focus Group

Peers Needed for Focus Group to help newcomers “How can residents get the most out of their recovery housing experience?” Saturday, October 19 from 10:00am – 12:00pm @ La Hacienda Solutions Space is limited, so register today!  Are you currently or have you ever lived in recovery housing? Would you like to share your experience and…

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Engage Meeting Participants with Liberating Structures

Group meeting facilitation can be challenging. Sometimes there is just no energy in the room. You ask question to engage the audience and just a handful of individuals will answer, but the body language of others tell you they are silently thinking something. Other times, you can tell when most of the group has disengaged.…

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Peer Specialist Services in the Texas Medicaid Provider Manual

A big thanks to Wendy Latham at Texas HHSC, who shared this information taken this information from Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership (TMHP), a group of contractors under the leadership of Accenture. Accenture administers Texas Medicaid and other state health-care programs on behalf of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. Follow the link to discover…

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