Chris Raymer to Visit with Alumni

John SniffenAlumni, La Hacienda

Recovery Community Director Chris Raymer, a popular speaker and workshop leader

Recovery Community Director Chris Raymer will visit with each of the La Hacienda alumni groups across Texas during March and April. His schedule is as follows: San Antonio – March 4, 7 p.m., 7400 Blanco Rd., Ste. 129 Fort Worth – March 5, 7 p.m., 4255 Bryant Irving Rd., Ste. 109 Beaumont – March 11, 6:30 p.m., St. Andrews Presbyterian … Read More

Dale Trees to Visit Fort Worth, Austin Alumni

John SniffenAlumni, La Hacienda

Alumni Support Representative Dale Trees

Alumni Support Representative Dale Trees will meet with alumni groups in Fort Worth and Austin the week of February 17. Tuesday, February 19, he will be with the Fort Worth group, which meets at 7 p.m. at the La Hacienda Community Outreach Office, 4255 Bryant Irving Rd., Suite 109, Fort Worth, TX 76109. On Wednesday, February 20, Dale will meet … Read More

Sabine Meets with Alumni Groups this Week

John SniffenAlumni, La Hacienda

Sabine Kuenzel, Alumni Support Representative

Alumni Support Representative Sabine Kuenzel is on the road February 5-7 to meet with alumni groups in Dallas, Tyler, and Bryan/College Station. Tonight (Tuesday, Feb. 5) she meets with the Dallas alumni starting at 6:30 p.m. at the La Hacienda Community Outreach Office, Suite 260, 12700 Preston Road. At 6 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 6) she will be with the Tyler … Read More

Hill Country Homecoming

John SniffenAlumni, La Hacienda

Chris Raymer, Recovery Community Director

Photo: Chris Raymer in the door of his new office at La Hacienda. By Chris Raymer, Recovery Community Director It was a beautiful cold December morning as I drove into La Hacienda for my “first day” and “new hire” orientation after an eight-year absence. Memories of my 17 years here flooded back as I walked across the campus. “Overwhelmed” pretty much … Read More

Ammentorp Returns as Alumni Follow-Up Coordinator

John SniffenAlumni, La Hacienda

Alan Ammentorp, Alumni Follow-Up Coordinator

Through a variety of positions with La Hacienda, Alan Ammentorp has observed the full circle of the treatment and recovery process. “In Admissions, our goal was to get patients in the door. In Discharge Planning, we worked on getting them out the door with a plan for recovery. Now, as Alumni Follow-Up Coordinator, the focus is to support that recovery … Read More

Save May 3-5 for Reunion 2019

John SniffenAlumni, La Hacienda

Rainbow over the Guadalupe Valley and Highway 1340

Photo – Early morning rainbow over the Guadalupe Valley at Hunt, Texas. Highlight May 3-5 now on your digital–or good old-fashioned paper–calendar for La Hacienda’s 47th annual Alumni Reunion. Alumni, family, friends and staff will have opportunity to reconnect, hear guest speakers and make new friends in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Watch for future blog/social media posts with more … 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

Alumni Support Staff Visiting Local Groups in September

John SniffenAlumni, La Hacienda

La Hacienda Alumni Support Representatives Dale Trees (left) and Sabine Kuenzel.

Caption: Alumni Support Representives Dale Trees and Sabine Kuenzel are visiting local alumni groups around the state. La Hacienda Alumni Support Representatives are on the road this week and next, participating in regular alumni group meetings around the state. Our newest Alumni Support Representative, Sabine Kuenzel, will visit with alumni groups in Dallas, Tyler, and College Station this week. The … Read More

Alumni Staffer Goes From City Planning to Life Changing

John SniffenAlumni, La Hacienda

Sabine Kuenzel, New Alumni Support Representative for La Hacienda Treatment Center

Sabine Kuenzel cares so much about helping others in recovery that she changed careers, leaving urban planning and development to become an Alumni Support Representative at La Hacienda in late June. Sabine (pronounced “Sabina”) holds a master’s degree in Community and Regional Planning from the University of Texas at Austin and has served the cities of Kerrville, Sugar Land, and … Read More

Alumni Meeting: Dale Trees To Visit Dallas & Austin

Alyssa ReavisAlumni

Dale Trees Alumni Meeting Visits Dallas Austin

Dale Trees, from La Hacienda’s Alumni Services Department, will be visiting our alumni groups in Dallas and Austin this week: Tuesday, 02/27 – Dallas Wednesday, 02/28 – Austin Please click the link below for a full list of our alumni and family support meeting schedules: #laharecovery