Update on Measures La Hacienda is Taking During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Photo–Life and treatment on our beautiful campus continue as staff take additional measures to continue to meet the need of our patients, the families and our alumni. We at La Hacienda are committed to providing the best possible treatment to our patients while taking all necessary precautions during this time of great concern due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While COVID-19 … Read More

Making the Season Brighter

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Christmas decorators

Nicole Michaud, kneeling right, and friends pause during decorating the dining room. “I want to cheer up people who are going through a rough time,” says Nicole Michaud. With that thought in mind, the San Antonio interior designer asked her friend, Amanda Antonini, if there was something that she could do at La Hacienda for the Christmas season. Amanda, a … Read More

’Tis the Season to Recover

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Holidays are good time to start recovery

Few Christmas wish lists include spending the holidays in treatment for addiction, but some should, says Dr. James Boone, Director of Medical Services at La Hacienda. “When I started working here in November 2004, I had little personal experience with persons suffering from addiction. Going into that first holiday season, I remember thinking, ‘Gosh, I would hate to be away … Read More

Celebrating New Life in Recovery Through Baptism

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Clay Eaton performs baptisms in the Guadalupe River

Clay Eaton smiles after performing baptisms at La Hacienda’s riverfront on the beautiful Guadalupe River. In the Christian faith, baptism is the act of committing one’s life to Jesus Christ. It is also recognition of the start of a new life. Both meanings are relevant to the sacrament as practiced at La Hacienda. Shortly after noon on Wednesdays, a dozen … Read More