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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.

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…