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From LGBT Advocacy to Recovery Advocacy

June 13, 2022

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…

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

May 3, 2022

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…

April 2022: Breaking free of the past: Expunction, Non Disclosure & More

April 3, 2022

Date: Wednesday, April 20th Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm CT Topic: Breaking free of the past: Expunction, Non Disclosure & More¬† Location: Zoom Meeting (click here for link) Too often we hear of people in recovery struggling to find meaningful employment and safe housing due old involvement with the justice system. We are excited to have…

March 2022: Texas Votes Recovery!

March 3, 2022

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…

Feb 2022: Advocating with Equity

February 3, 2022

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…

Texas recovery housing funds tied to NARR certification

January 19, 2022

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…

Jan 2022: Patient Brokering, Fraudulent Billing & Deceptive Marketing

January 3, 2022

Date: Wednesday, January 26th Topic: Patient Brokering, Fraudulent Billing and Deceptive Marketing practices Location: Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87016024480?pwd=eTRSWUhRVkdKc0R0MnhtYUNtTFRIUT09 Meeting ID: 870 1602 4480 Passcode: 499838 Patient brokering (or body brokering) is a widespread issue that plagues healthcare. The treatment and recovery industries are not immune to these bad players and the issue is only growing. Join…

TX SUD Facts

December 14, 2021

This fact sheet will help empower your advocacy with data. Click to download the TX SUD Facts Click to download the Fact sheet references

Texas SUD System of Care

December 14, 2021

This two sided resource helps you advocate for the entire continuum of care and/or highlight a particular service within the context of the larger system of care.

Behavioral Health Workforce Exceptional Item

December 13, 2021

RecoveryPeople in partnership with the Network of Behavioral Health Providers submitted a requests for exceptional item regarding workforce develop to be added to the HHSC Legislative Appropriations Request (LAR). Over 30 organizations supported these requests. Please click the links below to view the letters.