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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: 

  • KRBE’s Around H-town Features The Council’s Lori Fiester

    KRBE’s Around H-town Features The Council’s Lori Fiester

    KRBE’s “Around H-town” program recently featured Lori Fiester, Clinical Director of Treatment Services at The Council on Recovery. Hosted by Freddy Cruz, the engaging interview with Lori highlighted the problem of addiction in our community and The Council’s innovative services for dealing with it. Listen to the entire interview here.Read More »
  • The Lifelong Quest for Sobriety…The Ultimate Hero’s Journey—Part 7

    The Lifelong Quest for Sobriety…The Ultimate Hero’s Journey—Part 7

    Guest Blogger and long-time Council friend, Bob W. presents Part 7 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 So…having taken the steps to engage the process of Recovery in earnest, we have seen that …Read More »
  • National Prevention Week – May 14-20, 2017

    National Prevention Week – May 14-20, 2017

    The Council on Recovery is proud to participate in National Prevention Week, May 14th-20th, an annual health observance dedicated to increasing the prevention of substance use and promotion of mental health. Sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), National Prevention Week brings individuals, organizations, coalitions, states, and …Read More »
  • Alcohol and Weight Gain: There Is a Link

    Alcohol and Weight Gain: There Is a Link

    Excessive alcohol intake is the third leading cause of premature death across the United States, trailing closely behind smoking and obesity. Recreational alcohol consumption is widely and globally acceptable, although rising concerns involving social and health problems are often a result of this phenomenon. One alarming issue, however, that is …Read More »
  • The Red Flag Warnings of Cocaine Use and Withdrawal

    The Red Flag Warnings of Cocaine Use and Withdrawal

    Although the opioid  epidemic has recently taken the spotlight and overshadowed the devastating impact of other substances, the use of cocaine has remained steady since 2009. Cocaine is a potent stimulant drug. It comes in a powder form and also a solid rock form typically known as ‘crack’. If you …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.