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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: 

  • Rob Lowe to Speak at The Council on Recovery’s Fall Luncheon, October 20, 2017

    Rob Lowe to Speak at The Council on Recovery’s Fall Luncheon, October 20, 2017

    The Council on Recovery announces that Rob Lowe will be the keynote speaker at its Fall Luncheon, Friday, October 20, 2017, at the Hilton Americas—Houston Hotel. This is the 35th Annual Luncheon in the Waggoners Foundation Speaker Series and is presented by the Wayne Duddlesten Foundation. Proceeds from the Luncheon …Read More »
  • “Boomers on a Bender” – Older Adults & Harmful Alcohol Use

    “Boomers on a Bender” – Older Adults & Harmful Alcohol Use

    Boomers on a Bender is the cover story in the May/June 2017 issue of Today’s Geriatric Medicine magazine that reports on the dramatic increases in harmful alcohol use by older adults. Aimed at medical providers, the article details the alarming increase in both binge drinking and alcohol use disorders (AUD) …Read More »
  • The Lifelong Quest For Sobriety…The Ultimate Hero’s Journey—Part 10

    The Lifelong Quest For Sobriety…The Ultimate Hero’s Journey—Part 10

    Guest Blogger and long-time Council friend, Bob W. presents Part 10 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 the great J.R. R. Tolkien story of The Lord of the Rings, the Hobbit, Frodo …Read More »
  • The Council on Recovery Receives Google Ad Grants Award

    The Council on Recovery Receives Google Ad Grants Award

      The Council on Recovery is a recipient of a Google Ad Grants award. The Google Ad Grants program supports registered nonprofit organizations that share Google’s philosophy of community service to help the world in areas such as science and technology, education, global public health, the environment, youth advocacy, and …Read More »
  • The Lifelong Quest For Sobriety…The Ultimate Hero’s Journey – Part 9

    The Lifelong Quest For Sobriety…The Ultimate Hero’s Journey – Part 9

      Guest Blogger and long-time Council friend, Bob W. presents Part 9 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. The incidence of war in the human experience is enormous; it has been estimated that, in …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.