How can we leverage social connection in support of addiction recovery?

December 17, 2019

George Braucht, of Brachtworks Consulting, shared practical application resources around  addiction recovery and social connection: Evolutionary science on within and between group development ((; Atkins, P. W. B., Wilson, D. S., & Hayes, W. C. (2019; Prosocial: Using evolutionary science to build productive, equitable and collaborative groups. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger)), Reciprocal community development tasks as an…

What’s the neuroscience behind social model recovery?

December 17, 2019

The social model approach to addiction recovery is often discounted by more medically oriented systems and stakeholders. Historically, champions of social model recovery are those with lived experience. Within recovery culture, we learn through story and example, so we easily embrace social model. But, anecdotes don’t explain neurological mechanisms that scientists and researchers seek. Essentially,…

Register for our Family Recovery Coach Training

December 16, 2019

Family Recovery Support Specialist Upcoming Training – Register Today RecoveryPeople has an active proposal in with the Texas Certification Board (TCB) regarding a Family Recovery Support Specialist (FRSS) certification.  Addiction is a family disease impacting 1 in 3 households, and affected family members can greatly benefit from receiving recovery support.  Here are some ways FRSS’s support…

What do we know about vaping?

December 9, 2019

Below is a public service announcement from the Addiction Policy Forum  

2019 Annual Report

December 5, 2019

Can recovery housing truly support persons on opioid agonist medications?

December 5, 2019

A growing number of persons with opioid use disorder (OUD) are choosing medication assisted treatment (MAT), which includes methadone, buprenorphine and naltrexone. While not all of those on MAT have recovery goals that align with recovery housing, but many do. The medication assisted recovery sub-population seeks and could greatly benefit from recovery housing. However, they…

Peer Workforce Settings and Practices

December 2, 2019

HB 1486 Survey and Findings

December 2, 2019

Texas Talks Back Survey and Findings

December 2, 2019

CREW Report 2015

November 27, 2019

In 2015, RecoveryPeople conducted several surveys of the Texas SUD peer recovery workforce. The findings are summarized in the slide deck below. It is a large document, so you may need to give it some time to load. To navigate the slides, hoover your curser over the bottom left corner of the slides.