College Station Office Supports First Aggie Sober Tailgate

John SniffenCommunity Outreach, La Hacienda

Mary Reyes (second from right) and members of the Aggie Recovery Community

Photo caption: La Hacienda-College Station Program Director Mary Reyes (second from right) and members of the Aggie Recovery Community give a Gig ‘Em for the first Aggie Sober Tailgate. Challenges to a person in recovery can fill college life. Among them are tailgate parties before sporting events, a frequent theme of beer industry ads. At Texas A&M University, students in … Read More

Responding to the California Wildfires

John SniffenCommunity Outreach, La Hacienda

Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation.

Logo courtesy LAFD Foundation Along with the rest of the nation, we have been horrified and saddened by the death and destruction caused by the California wildfires. Thousands are homeless, hundreds may have perished, and fire fighters and other emergency personnel are at the limits of their endurance. Faced with such a catastrophe, it may not seem there is much … Read More

Outreach Staffer Learns About Firefighters’ Work

John SniffenCommunity Outreach, La Hacienda

Outreach Coordinator Ashley Martel, fourth from right, and the other treatment professionals who participated in "Into the Flames."

Photo Caption: Dallas Outreach Coordinator Ashley Martel, fourth from right, and the other treatment professionals who participated in “Into the Flames.” Instructor Casey Ellsworth is third from left. Dallas-based La Hacienda Outreach Coordinator Ashley Martel recently got a taste of a firefighter’s life. Along with therapists and staff from other treatment centers in the Dallas area, she participated in “Into … Read More

Former Pro Basketball Player Herren Speaks to Kerrville Youth

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Chris Herren poses with La Hacienda's Cade Saurage after Herren's presentation at Tivy High School.

Caption: Addiction Speaker Chris Herren poses with Cade Saurage after Kerrville appearance. Former professional basketball player Chris Herren urged more than 1,400 students at Kerrville’s Tivy High School not to get involved with drugs and alcohol during an October 12 speech. La Hacienda was one of the community supporters for the Recovery Month event, which was also livestreamed to other … Read More

Community Support is Key to Successful Recovery

John SniffenAlumni, Community Outreach, La Hacienda

Community support is key to successful recovery.

Strong community support contributes to sustained recovery, says the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). It is one of four factors the federal agency is spotlighting during this year’s celebration of Recovery Month during September. La Hacienda helps departing patients establish a plan for clinical and peer services to support personal growth and recovery after treatment. These services … Read More

Drugs and the Teenage Brain is Subject of Community Forum

John SniffenCommunity Outreach, La Hacienda

Bryan Community Forum will address How Drugs Affect the Teenage Brain.

La Hacienda-College Station is helping present a free community forum on “How Drugs Affect the Teenage Brain.” The event starts at 6 p.m. Monday, September 17, in the Brazos Valley Council of Governments Office, 3991E 29th St. in Bryan. Presented by Recovery Oriented Systems of Care—Brazos Valley (ROSC-BV), the forum is designed to help participants understand how synthetic marijuana and … Read More

National Recovery Month – Join the Voices for Recovery

John SniffenAddiction Treatment Industry News, Community Outreach, La Hacienda

Recovery Month 2018: Join the Voices for Recovery.

As professionals who treat substance use disorder will attest, there’s nothing more rewarding than hearing that someone they are working with is in recovery. That’s why professionals and providers across the nation are joining to celebrate the 29th annual Recovery Month in September. “Join the Voices for Recovery: Invest in Health, Home, Purpose, and Community,” is this year’s theme. Recovery … Read More

La Hacienda-Sponsored Team Sweeps Recovery Tournament

John SniffenCommunity Outreach, La Hacienda

La Hacienda-sponsored team went undefeated against competition from all over Texas to win the 4th Annual Recovery Softball Tournament.

On a recent hot and sunny Saturday in Austin, a La Hacienda-sponsored team went undefeated against competition from all over Texas to win the 4th Annual Recovery Softball Tournament. Cade Saurage, La Hacienda’s Director of Utilization Review and Strategic Partnerships, coached the championship team made up of men and women in recovery. “Sober activities are an essential component for those … Read More

We Are Thankful for You Event

Alyssa ReavisCommunity Outreach

We Are Thankful For You La Hacienda Treatment Center Event

  La Hacienda’s IOP in College Station and Solutions in Austin both celebrated our “We Are Thankful for You” event. We had our friends from the College Station/Bryan area come in and enjoy food, chair massages, and a guided meditation. In Austin, at Solutions, our surrounding area friends joined in games, guided meditation, and chair massages as well. Everyone left relaxed and ready … Read More

Ask the Addiction Professionals: Complimentary Call In Q &A

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Ask the Addiction Professionals

How do I know if my loved one is addicted? How do I help if suspect my loved one is addicted? What are the warning signs? La Hacienda will be hosting a complimentary Call In Q & A session on November 15th from 12-1 PM CST with our Medical Director, James Boone, MD and our Clinical Director, Janet Blackburn, LCSW, … Read More