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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, drug abuse, other addictions, 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: 

  • Stopping Youth Opioid Abuse – Early Prevention Reduces Misuse

    Stopping Youth Opioid Abuse – Early Prevention Reduces Misuse

    An estimated 2 million Americans will suffer from addiction to prescription opioids or illegal opioids in 2018. About two thirds of deadly drug overdoses in 2016 were due to opioids and 75 percent of drug overdoses among 15-24 year olds were related to opioids. Prevention is the best hope of slowing …Read More »
  • The Lifelong Quest For Sobriety…The Ultimate Hero’s Journey—Part 33

    The Lifelong Quest For Sobriety…The Ultimate Hero’s Journey—Part 33

    Guest Blogger and long-time Council friend, Bob W. presents Part 33 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 years up to the Civil War, the young American Nation struggled mightily over the …Read More »
  • The Council to Host 2018 Houston Opioid Summit

    The Council to Host 2018 Houston Opioid Summit

    Major July 25-27 Summit to Gather Multi-Sector Experts to Confront Opioid Crisis & Forge Solutions The Council on Recovery and the Prevention Resource Center, Region 6, announce the 2018 Houston Opioid Summit, July 25-27, the first summit of its kind to bring together leaders from Houston’s medical, legal, prevention, treatment, legislative, and media …Read More »
  • The Lifelong Quest For Sobriety…The Ultimate Hero’s Journey—Part 34

    The Lifelong Quest For Sobriety…The Ultimate Hero’s Journey—Part 34

    Guest Blogger and long-time Council friend, Bob W. presents Part 34 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 1994, the movie Stargate premiered.  It is the fictitious story about the discovery, in the …Read More »
  • The Lifelong Quest For Sobriety…The Ultimate Hero’s Journey—Part 32

    The Lifelong Quest For Sobriety…The Ultimate Hero’s Journey—Part 32

    Guest Blogger and long-time Council friend, Bob W. presents Part 32 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 mythos of the Greek experience in history, the fundamental tragic flaw was hubris, debilitating …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.