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What’s the truth about vaping?

May 6, 2019

The partnership for drug free kids, published this report on vaping.

RECOVERY DAY AT THE CAPITOL Policy Priority Updates April 27, 2019

April 27, 2019

RECOVERY DAY AT THE CAPITOL Policy Priority Updates Just checking in: We are coming into the final days of session and thing are moving very fast. For your review is the updated status of the legislative priorities presented at Recovery Day at the Capital. As you review the Policy Priority Updates, you will see that…

Recommendations to improve 211

April 24, 2019

The Behavioral Health Advisory Committee’s Housing Subcommittee hosted a meeting to discuss recommendations on how to improve 2-1-1. See the agenda and resources below   TEXAS HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION       Behavioral Health Advisory Committee (BHAC) Housing Subcommittee: 2-1-1 Recommendations Workgroup April 25, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Teleconference & 701 W…

Best Data Source for Overdose Deaths in Texas

April 24, 2019

Due to system and data reporting challenges, we do not know the true rate of overdoses in Texas. The following resources may be the best data resources we have to understand this growing concern: Texas Health Data online interactive maps with counts through 2015 (later data is still provisional): http://healthdata.dshs.texas.gov/opioids/deaths CDC National Center for Health…

Draft State of Texas Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI)

April 23, 2019

RecoveryPeople submitted public comments to the Draft State of Texas Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI). See a copy below.

BHAC Housing Subcommittee Meeting [April 23, 2019]

April 23, 2019

RecoveryPeople Executive Director facilitated the BHAC Housing Subcommittee meeting. The agenda, draft minutes and speaker slides are below. TEXAS HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION Behavioral Health Advisory Committee (BHAC) Housing Subcommittee April 23, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Teleconference & 6330 East Hwy 290, Austin, TX 78723 – CHCP Building, Third Floor, Room 300G Agenda …

Killing HB 3969 in the 86th Session

April 17, 2019

Advocates Respond to Insultingly Low Peer Recovery Support Rates in Texas

October 3, 2018

Head-to-Head Research Study Compares Vivitrol and Suboxone

November 17, 2017

#HellYes4Recovery 2017 Youtube Video

November 15, 2017