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Peer Recovery Housing Focus Group

September 5, 2019

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…

Engage Meeting Participants with Liberating Structures

June 12, 2019

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.…

Peer Specialist Services in the Texas Medicaid Provider Manual

June 11, 2019

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…

Congrats to the new Peer Recovery Coach training graduates

May 24, 2019

Big thanks to Dillion and Dorothy West of the Center for Recovery and Wellness Resources for training 33 new Peer Recovery Coaches as a part of RecoveryPeople’s RCSP Statewide Network grant.

RecoveryPeople Update: May 2019

May 23, 2019

Training and Technical Assistance   MAT Proficient Recovery Housing: Pioneers in the Opioid Crisis – RecoveryPeople and C4 Innovation is offering this advanced learning collaborative which will help recovery housing pioneers become proficient at supporting people who are prescribed medication-assisted treatment (MAT) as they pursue a life in recovery. A growing number of individuals are…

Legislative Updates

May 15, 2019

Both of our bills have passed through the house and our now in the Senate. HB 1465 – “Relating to a study on expanding recovery housing in this state.” Author: Moody/Murr Sponsor: Menendez Cosponsor: Miles/West Referred to: Health & Human Services 4/17/19 Scheduled for Public Hearing 5/14/17 HB 1758 – “Relating to a grant program…

Tom Hill and John Kelly Speak at Regional ATTC and MHTTC Meeting

May 8, 2019

RecoveryPeople attended the Regional ATTC and MHTTC meeting in April 2019, where Tom Hill and Dr. John Kelly spoke on recovery support. Fortunately, Carrie Breedlove lived streamed it and it is not archived as a part of the Recovery to Practice project. https://www.facebook.com/carriebreedlove19/videos/10156359013865819/

Service (Assistance) Animal Reasonable Accommodations

May 6, 2019

HUD has published updated policy around reasonable accommodations for service animals

Reasonable Modifications

May 6, 2019

Recovery housing providers often asking about reasonable modification policies and procedures. Below is a joint statement from DoJ and HUD.

Reasonable Accommodations

May 6, 2019

Recovery Housing providers often asking about reasonable accommodation policies and procedures. Below is a joint statement from HUD and DoJ.