Category: Media and Press Release

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»

Rise Recovery joins Bexar County/San Antonio’s Opioid Task Force

By Evita Morin Rise Recovery joined Mayor Nirenberg and Bexar County Judge Wolff at the first meeting of Bexar County/San Antonio’s Opioid Task Force. The task force brings together public health experts, medical and pharmaceutical professionals, first responders, policymakers, educators and social service agencies. Texas is currently in the top… Read More»

2014 Holiday Appeal Results

Press Release Community Rallies at the Last Minute to Achieve Record-Breaking Fundraiser SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 14, 2015 — Thanks to a generous matching challenge from the Security Service Charitable Foundation and community members pulling through at the last minute, a record breaking $93,217 was raised during the 2014 Holiday Match Campaign for Rise… Read More»