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Recovery Housing Exceptional Item Request

December 13, 2021

RecoveryPeople in partnership with the Network of Behavioral Health Providers submitted a recovery housing exceptional items 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.

Nov 2021: Budget and Appropriations 101

November 3, 2021

Date: Wednesday, November 10th Topic: Budget and Appropriations 101 with Lee Johnson and Leela Rice with the Texas Council of Community Centers and Cynthia Humphreys with the Association of Substance Abuse Professionals. Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm CT

SAMHSA National Recovery Month Video

October 2, 2021

Model Recovery Residence Certification Act

May 18, 2021

ONDCP 2021 Drug Policy Priorities

May 18, 2021

Behavioral Health Workforce Report

January 14, 2021

TX SUD Facts

September 2, 2020

References¬† Below you will find the references cited in the policy brief entitled, Substance Use Disorder in Texas: Taking a Costly and Devastating Toll on our Citizens, Families and Communities Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (US), & Office of the Surgeon General (US). (2016).¬†Facing addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s report on alcohol,…

Peer to Career Project Highlighted in Addiction Professional

August 10, 2020

RecoveryPeople is excited to announce that our Peer to Career project, which was developed in collaboration with UTHealth Houston and funded through HRSA, has been highlighted in Addiction Professional. Read more here https://www.psychcongress.com/article/initiative-addresses-obstacles-wider-adoption-prss

The Voice of Texas Recovery

August 3, 2020

Recovery Peers, Affected Family Members and Stakeholders: Your voice of recovery must be heard! Despite 10% of Texans being in recovery from substance use issues and over 25% of families have been affected, our voices are often not heard at policy decision tables. Help unite our voices by completing this advocacy survey. These findings will…

Fair Housing Legal Protections For Recovery Housing

July 20, 2020