WRAP-Wellness Recovery Action Plan

By |2018-11-04T11:43:00-06:00December 25th, 2017|Categories: News, Organizational Resources, Programs|Tags: , , , |

Communities for Recovery is proud to provide a variety of support services for people with substance use and co-occurring mental health conditions. One of the ways in which we support peers living with a dual diagnosis is by offering workshops and training that will help in their daily life and personal recovery journey.  One of the workshops [...]

Program Spotlight: CforR’s Family Program

By |2018-11-04T11:43:00-06:00December 19th, 2017|Categories: News, Organizational Resources, Programs|Tags: , , , , |

Communities for Recovery is proud to of launched our first Family Program ever this year! To learn more about it, we asked Family Program Coordinator and Peer Recovery Coach, Peggy Robinson, about this exciting new endeavor. What is the goal of the Family Program? When people hear the word recovery if is often associated only with [...]

SHINE-CforR’s New Wellness Series

By |2018-11-04T11:43:00-06:00December 13th, 2017|Categories: News, Programs|

SHINE – Sustainable Health I Now Enjoy! – Wellness Program What is wellness? Dictionary.com states that Wellness is - “The quality or state of being healthy in body and mind, especially as the result of deliberate effort.” “An approach to healthcare that emphasizes preventing illness and prolonging life, as opposed to emphasizing treating diseases.” As people [...]

Tin Roof Meeting Moves to Communities for Recovery

By |2018-11-04T11:43:00-06:00July 20th, 2017|Categories: News, Programs|

In 2007, Bob Davis and his wife Elisabeth opened Mentor & Recovery (M&R) as a sober living house for men in Austin. Their motto was, “More than a bed and a Big Book.” With that in mind, M&R certainly became much more than just a place to sleep and work on steps, it became a community. [...]

Support the Summer Toiletry Drive

By |2018-11-04T11:43:00-06:00June 19th, 2017|Categories: News, Programs|

Donate items to help us break down barriers to recovery! Click for a shareable version of this image. Building sustainable recovery can be especially difficult for our peers facing housing instability because they are worried about finding safe shelter, food, and other basic necessities. CforR’s Peer Recovery Coaches and volunteers work with our peers [...]

Family and Friends Recovery Program at CforR Begins

By |2018-11-04T11:43:01-06:00June 14th, 2017|Categories: News, Programs|

New Family and Friends Program Begins at CforR Substance use disorders destroy relationships. The family and friends who witness their loved one’s disease deal with pain, confusion, and a whole host of other emotions. When I found out my son was using crack cocaine in his early 30s, I didn’t know what to do or who to [...]