Layton to Address Recovery in Higher Education Conference

John SniffenAdvocacy, La Hacienda

Sherri Layton to address ARHE conference

Before the current pandemic, Outpatient Services Administrator Sherri Layton was scheduled to talk about advocacy at a national conference in San Diego. She will instead speak to the now-digital event via the Internet on Wednesday afternoon, June 24. Sherri will address the Association of Recovery in Higher Education (ARHE) National Collegiate Recovery Conference on the topic  “Advocating for Change: Adding … Read More

Aetna Recognizes La Hacienda’s Solutions in Austin as a Preferred Provider

John SniffenCommunity Outreach, La Hacienda

staff at La Hacienda's Solutions in Austin

La Hacienda’s Solutions staff are, from left, Intake Coordinator Natalie Roberts, Business Development Specialist David Hutts, Program Director Carla Allen, and Collegiate Program Counselor Mary Pilsitz. Not in the photo is Program Counselor Michael Batton. There is more good news about our relationship with Aetna. The insurance provider has designated La Hacienda’s Solutions, our intensive outpatient program in Austin, as … Read More

Quarantine Recipes – Mexican Chicken Casserole

John SniffenLa Hacienda, Treatment Team

quarantine recipe mexican chicken casserole

While we practice social distancing, many are stuck at home, cooking and eating while perusing social media. There’s time to do more in the kitchen than usual, so we asked our staff to share some of their favorite Quarantine Recipes. We will be posting them here in the coming weeks and hope they help fill both time and stomachs. By Ashley … Read More

Can You Identify Our Masked Staff?

John SniffenLa Hacienda, Treatment Team

photos of staff wearing mouth nose masks

During the pandemic, some staff have found teleconferencing using programs like Zoom handy for keeping in touch. For example, our Alumni Support people are using such tools to stay in contact with alumni. Most of our work at the treatment center is done in person, however, and continues that way. Our dedicated women and men partially cover their faces as … Read More

Quarantine Recipes – Turkey Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

adminLa Hacienda, Treatment Team

quarantine recipe by angela adams

While we practice social distancing, many are stuck at home, cooking and eating while perusing social media. There’s time to do more in the kitchen than usual, so we asked our staff to share some of their favorite Quarantine Recipes. We will be posting them here in the coming weeks and hope they help fill both time and stomachs. By Angela … Read More

Especially During Pandemic, Nurses Deserve Recognition

John SniffenLa Hacienda, Treatment Team

national nurses week 2020

The week before May 12 — Florence Nightingale’s birthday — is annually celebrated as National Nurses Week in the United States. Nightingale, who managed and trained British nurses during the Crimean War (1853-1856), is considered the founder of modern nursing. The field of medicine she pioneered is again notably in the front lines as the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic. … Read More

Quarantine Recipes – Turkish Chicken Kabobs

adminLa Hacienda, Treatment Team

quarantine recipe turkish chicken kabobs

While we practice social distancing, many are stuck at home, cooking and eating while perusing social media. There’s time to do more in the kitchen than usual, so we asked our staff to share some of their favorite Quarantine Recipes. We will be posting them here in the coming weeks and hope they help fill both time and stomachs. By Carly … Read More

Encouraging Words from Our Staff

adminLa Hacienda, Treatment Team

encouraging words title slide

We invited members of the La Hacienda staff–at the residential treatment center in Hunt and at outpatient centers and offices around Texas–to record short video clips of encouraging statements as we fight the COVID-19 pandemic. These personal statements were compiled into a short video, Encouraging Words, which you can view through the link below. In Encouraging Words, you will see … Read More

Quarantine Recipes – Chicken and Dressing Casserole

adminLa Hacienda, Treatment Team

David Hutts recipe for Chicken and Dressing Cassarole

While we practice social distancing, many of us are stuck at home, cooking and eating while perusing social media. There’s time to do more in the kitchen than usual, so we asked our staff to share some of their favorite Quarantine Recipes. We will be posting them here in the coming weeks and hope they help fill both time and stomachs. … Read More