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The Council on Recovery places great importance on our efforts to inform the public about the prevention and treatment of alcoholism, addiction, and co-occurring mental health disorders. On this page, you will find the latest news and announcements regarding our work.  Read our press releases. Download our press kit. View our media coverage.

On our blog, we speak out on current events and important issues related to recovery, as well as provide helpful links to articles, reports, newscasts, videos, social media, and other sources of useful information. Here are some of the highlights: 

  • Proper Disposal of Pain Medication is a Key Factor in the Opioid Fight

    Proper Disposal of Pain Medication is a Key Factor in the Opioid Fight

    The Addiction Policy Forum recently partnered with a number of local organizations in Ohio, a state hit hard by the opioid epidemic, to distribute free Rx disposal kits. The kits include an Rx disposal pouch and educational materials about the risks of holding onto unused medications. The Addiction Policy Forum …Read More »
  • The Lifelong Quest For Sobriety…The Ultimate Hero’s Journey—Part 17

    The Lifelong Quest For Sobriety…The Ultimate Hero’s Journey—Part 17

    Guest Blogger and long-time Council friend, Bob W. presents Part 17 of a series dealing with Alcoholism and Addiction from a Mystical, Mythological Perspective, reflecting Bob’s scholarly work as a Ph.D. in mythological studies. In my earlier life, I was a rather serious marathon runner, training for and running a …Read More »
  • Rob Lowe Wows Record Crowd at The Council’s Fall Luncheon, Raises Over $600K

    Rob Lowe Wows Record Crowd at The Council’s Fall Luncheon, Raises Over $600K

    Iconic Hollywood star, Rob Lowe, helped The Council on Recovery’s Fall Luncheon exceed all expectations in terms of size, money raised, and rave reviews from attendees. Nearly 1,270 enthusiastic Council supporters filled the Hilton Americas grand ballroom on October 20th to hear the celebrated actor, author, and producer tell his personal …Read More »
  • The Lifelong Quest For Sobriety…The Ultimate Hero’s Journey—Part 16

    The Lifelong Quest For Sobriety…The Ultimate Hero’s Journey—Part 16

    Guest Blogger and long-time Council friend, Bob W. presents Part 16 of a series dealing with Alcoholism and Addiction from a Mystical, Mythological Perspective, reflecting Bob’s scholarly work as a Ph.D. in mythological studies. Dante and Virgil, having finally escaped Hell, the Inferno, find themselves traveling through the Earth into …Read More »
  • The Council Teams Up with KPRC Channel 2 to Fight Opioid Addiction

    The Council Teams Up with KPRC Channel 2 to Fight Opioid Addiction

    With the opioid epidemic becoming a community-wide problem, The Council on Recovery teamed up with KPRC Channel 2 during its October 6th broadcast of “Opioid Nation: An American Epidemic“. The Council sent five of its licensed counselors to staff a live phone bank throughout the one-hour program, as well as during KPRC’s …Read More »
  • Binge Drinking: A Big Problem for Young Adults Not in College

    Binge Drinking: A Big Problem for Young Adults Not in College

    There is a public health crisis plaguing the U.S. once again, binge drinking. People who binge drink may not do so during the regular weekdays, but may consume excessive amounts over the weekend. Binge drinking is the third leading cause of preventable deaths in the U.S. An estimated 88,000 people …Read More »
  • Fighting the Opioid Epidemic Using New Technology

    Fighting the Opioid Epidemic Using New Technology

    Facing a rapidly worsening opioid epidemic, federal health organizations are turning to new technology to fight the growing problem. Leading the way, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has created a mobile application called the CDC Opioid Guideline Mobile App.  The app features a Morphine Milligram Equivalent (MME) calculator that helps give …Read More »

We welcome press inquiries on all levels - from local news outlets to international press. If you are interested in reaching out to us for an article or an interview - or simply wish to get information on addiction and recovery - use our contact form.  We also have a press kit ready for you to include in your publications.