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January 2024- Funding opportunity for OUD related programs

January 30, 2024

Join us and our outstanding presenters from the Opioid Abatement Council, Dr. Lori Holleran-Steiker, Dr. Doug Thornton, and Ms. Amanda Lopez, to discuss an upcoming grant utilizing the Opioid settlement…

Storytelling Together for Social Change

December 21, 2023

Join the Addiction Research Institute in hosting a group of pioneers who have made waves creating social change at our first “Storytelling Together for Social Change” on February 1st, 2024.…

October 2023- Peer workforce Q&A with Texas HHSC’s Peer Support and Recovery

December 13, 2023

Have questions about substance use and mental health peer certification and supervision? Want to know more about working as an independent peer specialist? We do too! We are bringing in…

Pathways to Recovery – Highlighting Tribal Recovery Efforts

December 12, 2023

Pathways to Recovery – Highlighting Tribal Recovery Efforts https://www.samhsa.gov/blog/pathways-recovery-highlighting-tribal-recovery-efforts   Date: December 12, 2023 Categories: Recovery, Substance Use, Native American By: Jared T. Stokes, Ed.D., M.A., M.P.H., CHES, Public Health…

Overdose Prevention and Education Training. CEU Opportunities

December 12, 2023

LifeLong Learning     Overdose Prevention and Education Training. CEU Opportunities Overdose Prevention Training: Key Updates & Refresher Video Start now: https://open.training.uthscsa.edu/Moodle/login/index.php The trainings video will address: Updates on current…

2023 Media Award of the Year

September 27, 2023

PRESS RELEASE Patrick Brown receives RecoveryPeople’s 2023 Media Award of the Year In recognition of his use of media to elevate his voice in media, of lived experience and substance…

2023 Peer of the Year Award

September 27, 2023

PRESS RELEASE Jessica Ruiz receives RecoveryPeople’s 2023 Peer of the Year Award. In recognition of her direct support to persons in recovery, RecoveryPeople is excited to announce Jessica Ruiz as…

2023 Change Maker of the Year

September 27, 2023

PRESS RELEASE Dr. Dawn Adkins receives RecoveryPeople’s 2023 Change Maker of the Year Award In recognition of her making significant and positive change to substance use and related mental health…

2023 Lifetime Achievement Award

September 25, 2023

PRESS RELEASE Dr. Lori Holleran Steiker receives RecoveryPeople’s 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award In recognition of her life’s work promoting recovery, RecoveryPeople is excited to announce Dr. Lori Holleran Steiker as…

Episode 1: The History of Recovery in Texas

September 15, 2023

Episode 1 of the docuseries, The History of Recovery in Texas, highlights the following Changemakers: Rev. Bill Wigmore Dr. Kerbey Stewart Dr. Lori Holleran Stieker LaDonna Taverier Charles Thibadeaux