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 – 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

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

adminHealing Environment, La Hacienda

tree-shaded-sitting-area-lahacienda

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

A letter from Dr. James Boone about COVID-19

John SniffenLa Hacienda

Dr. James Boone, Medical Director

If you are looking at our website, you or your family or loved ones are likely struggling with alcohol or substance use disorder.  In light of the current climate around the coronavirus and potential risks what is the best thing to do at this exact time? This time in our history is somewhat unprecedented and there certainly is not a … Read More

Sober Living Homes Support Continuing Recovery

John SniffenLa Hacienda

sober living homes bridge recovery

You have successfully completed residential treatment and are set to start the next phase of recovery. What’s next? It might be living in a sober living home (SLH). SLHs provide a sheltered, encouraging, and inexpensive place to live. Drugs and alcohol are prohibited, and your homemates are all working toward the same goal–building a life that supports their recovery efforts. … Read More

Alumni staff visit local groups in February and March

John SniffenAlumni, La HaciendaLeave a Comment

rolling highway alumni meetings 2020

Our Alumni Support team is traveling during February and March to meet with community-based groups around the state. Sabine Kuenzel will participate in the Feb. 5 meeting of the Austin group and the Feb. 6 meeting of the College Station group. Clay Eaton and Dale Trees will travel to San Antonio for the Feb. 10 gathering of that alumni group. … Read More