Category: Media and Press Release

Cannabis and Its Derivatives: A Cautionary Tale for Texas Youth

Evita Morin, LMSW As the CEO of Rise Recovery, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals and families overcome substance use, I’ve witnessed firsthand the devastating impact that unregulated cannabis products can have on our youth.  As April 20th, or “4/20” approaches, youth and young adults are typically made aware… Read More»

The Knot: Volume 1 Issue 2

Rise Recovery is grateful for our Friends of Rise Recovery: a group of donors making monthly donations that sustain our mission. Monthly donors receive a special perk: our new quarterly magazine, The Knot. Read the winter issue here: Volume 1 Issue 2 Monthly donors will receive a physical copy of the magazine… Read More»

Rise Recovery Staff Spotlight: Bea Blackmon

Bea Blackmon’s career with Rise Recovery started unexpectedly. As she prepared to start an internship at a different organization, Bea learned that the internship had been abruptly canceled. With nowhere to start, she turned to her former program director, Shelly who had told her if she needed anything to let… Read More»

Rise Recovery Staff Spotlight: Ian Boarnet

Rise Recovery’s Ian Boarnet, RSPS, sat down with us to talk about his journey going from participant to staff member, life as a Rise Inspire Academy (RIA) youth peer recovery coach and what it means for him to tell his story to the youth. So, tell me about yourself and… Read More»

Recovery Uncovered: Season 2 Episode 4 | Fentanyl & Naloxone

Each month, Recovery Uncovered brings great information as well as moving stories to the forefront of the conversation around recovery. October’s episode features Evita Morin, Rise Recovery’s CEO, with timely information about the country’s current fentanyl crisis.

Boundaries: A Necessary Kindness in Times of Chaos

Sometimes when you have a member of the family dealing with a substance use issue, you have to set boundaries to ensure you and your home are safe. This also helps ensure that you are not in any way enabling your loved one with the issue. It may feel difficult… Read More»