TX SUD Facts

References  Below you will find the references cited in the policy brief entitled, Substance Use Disorder in Texas: Taking a Costly and Devastating Toll on our Citizens, Families and Communities Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (US), & Office of the Surgeon General (US). (2016). Facing addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s report on alcohol,…

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Peer to Career Project Highlighted in Addiction Professional

RecoveryPeople is excited to announce that our Peer to Career project, which was developed in collaboration with UTHealth Houston and funded through HRSA, has been highlighted in Addiction Professional. Read more here https://www.psychcongress.com/article/initiative-addresses-obstacles-wider-adoption-prss

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The Voice of Texas Recovery

Recovery Peers, Affected Family Members and Stakeholders: Your voice of recovery must be heard! Despite 10% of Texans being in recovery from substance use issues and over 25% of families have been affected, our voices are often not heard at policy decision tables. Help unite our voices by completing this advocacy survey. These findings will…

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MAT in Recovery Housing Article Published

  The APA-style citation is: Miles, J., Howell, J., Sheridan, D., Braucht, G., & Mericle, A.A. (2020). Supporting individuals using medications for opioid use disorder in recovery residences: Challenges and opportunities for addressing the opioid epidemic. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 46(3), 266-272. doi: 10.1080/00952990.2020.1719410

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Are you worried about your client who relapses when he or she has sex?

Dear Treatment and Recovery Workforce and Service Providers, In collaboration with researchers at UTHealth School of Public Health, we are asking you to take about 15-minutes to complete an anonymous survey. The survey asks questions about your comfort and willingness to engage in conversations with persons accessing prevention, treatment, or recovery services about their sexual…

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