Monthly Archives: October 2017

Town hall about opioid crisis

The Town Hall on the opioid crisis covered everything from treatment options and treatment gaps to what the face of addiction really looks like.

Confronting the opioid problem in San Antonio

Peer counselor at Rise Recovery Josh Green (from left); Colleen Bridger, director of the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District; Dr. Timothy Grigsby, assistant professor of community health at UTSA; Bryan Alsip, chief medical officer of University Health System; and moderator Francine Romero participate in “The Opioid Crisis” town hall meeting… Read More»

Needed: a community approach to opioid epidemic

The topic of opioid abuse and addiction has been a very visible part of the national conversation in recent months. If you haven’t been touched in some way by this insidious epidemic, you may be wondering what all the fuss is about. If so, count yourself as fortunate — fortunate… Read More»

Success Story: Anonymous

“The holidays have always been hard for me. I didn’t always have family at home to celebrate the holidays with, but I always had my friends and all the Rise Recovery staff to step in and make my holidays great! Today, because of them, my family can celebrate the holidays… Read More»

Success Story: Anonymous

“I love Rise Recovery. What you’ve done for my son, for his friends, for his mom and me. It’s nothing sort of a miracle. There is something very special going on with Rise, and it feels like God’s blessing. It’s beautiful. So, thank you. Thank you for all your hard… Read More»

A Letter from our Program Director

Dear friends, As we all come to grips with the tragedy in Las Vegas, I would like to offer some advice on speaking with your children on the sensitive subject of violence in our society. Avoid repeatedly exposing your family to the events via social media, television and adult conversations. … Read More»