Brown Bag Advocacy is an ongoing educational series focused on policy that impacts substance use and related mental health prevention, treatment and recovery. It is held over the lunch hour, so grab your favorite brown bag meal or snack can join us to learn about advocacy and related topics. Click on upcoming event below to register.
October Brown Bag Advocacy Session :
Peer workforce Q&A with Texas HHSC's Peer Support and Recovery.
Have questions about substance use and mental health peer certification and supervision? Want to know more about working as a independent peer specialist?
We do too!
We are bringing in experts from HHSC's Peer Support and Recovery to answer your questions about certification, scope of practice, supervision and more!
Date: Wednesday, October 18th
Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm CT (1.5 hrs of ethics CEU's available)
Location: Virtual (register here)
TxCOPE: Using Data to Drive Community Overdose Response in Texas Presented by Kasey Claborn, PhD Director, Addiction Research Institute Director & Principal Investigator, TxCOPE Date: July 19, 2023 Time: 12 PM CST Location: ZoomRead More
It has been an interesting 88th Legislative Session and so much has happened regarding substance use prevention, treatment and recovery policy. Please join us on Tuesday, June 13th @ noon CT for a legislative debrief of what transpired over these last 140 days. We will cover what legislation…Read More
Date: Wednesday, February 15th Time: 12:00 pm CT Location: Zoom (pre-registration link) Being an informed advocate is key and we are here to help you! Last month we reviewed how to set up a TLO account, navigate the website, and create your own personalized lists…Read More
January 18, 2023 Navigating the Texas Legislature Online Date: Wednesday, January 18th Time: 12:00 pm CT Location: Zoom (pre-registration link) Want to know if a bill has been filed in your area of interest? Want to know what committees bills have been assigned to…Read More
November 16, 2022: HOT OFF THE PRESS! Preview of Prevention, Treatment and Recovery bills Date: Wednesday, November 16th Time: 12:00 pm CT Location: Zoom (pre-registration link) Join us on November 16th for a one hour preview of legislation that is being “pre-filed” (early bill…Read More
October 2022: (Date Change) Join us on Wednesday, October 19th for a very informative discussion on the 10% Recovery Set- Aside with special guest, Greg Williams. According to SAMHSA (2021), there is no dedicated source of funding of community recovery resources. This funding set-aside would provide a sustainable source…Read More
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…Read More
Date: Wednesday, April 20th Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm CT Topic: Breaking free of the past: Expunction, Non Disclosure & More Location: link to April session video Too often we hear of people in recovery struggling to find meaningful employment and safe housing due old involvement…Read More
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…Read More
Documents from our sessions:
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