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Council Named #2 Best Local Charity

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We are so grateful to have been named as the #2 Best Local Charity in Houston by the Houston A-List this Summer! Thank you to those who nominated and voted for us. We are truly honored to continue providing compassionate excellence at every level from our vast array of community programs and services to our team of devoted staff who interact with our clients and their families on a daily basis. Thank you, thank you!

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Careers at The Council

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We recently updated our Careers at The Council page – don’t miss these great opportunities!

Case Manager – Cradles

Counselor [Male Candidates Only]

Prevention Specialist

Specialist – Older Adult Services

Behavioral Health Clinician

Click here for the full listing of available jobs: http://www.council-houston.org/work-with-us/careers-at-the-council/ 

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46 Hour Recovery Coach Training

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This five-day training workshop will offer a comprehensive overview of the purpose and roles of Recovery Coaching while giving participants the tools and resources necessary to provide recovery support services to others. Click here for more information and to register online.

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What is a Recovery Coach? CEU Workshop

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This training, facilitated by Jana Magee, CPRS, CPRS Trainer, provides an overview of Peer Recovery Coach functions and roles in the lives of individuals with substance use disorders. The course will cover the distinctions between the Clinician/Counselor, Peer Recovery Coach, and Sponsor. Participants will gain an understanding of a state-approved working definition of “recovery,” the spectrum of attitudes, stigmas and labels, Recovery Wellness Plans, Recovery Pathways, recovery capital and barriers and ethical guidelines for a Peer Recovery Coach. For more information and to register, please click here. 

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The Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston has rebranded as The Council on Recovery.

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The Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston and Austin Recovery have rebranded under a new name: The Council on Recovery. The Council on Recovery provides residential and outpatient treatment services for addiction and related issues to the Houston and Austin communities. We are committed to providing the highest quality of care at affordable rates to our clients and their loved ones. For more information, please click here.

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PRC Summit on Synthetic Marijuana

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Join the Prevention Resource Center – Region 6 for their full-day Summit on Synthetic Marijuana taking place on Friday, July 31. This Summit is aimed at professionals in law enforcement, clinical practice, and substance abuse prevention to learn more about synthetic drugs and how to curb the public health risk to our community. Please click here for more information and to register online.

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“Bill W. and Dr. Bob” Play at The Council on Recovery

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Join us at The Council on Recovery Friday, June 26 to celebrate AA’s 80th anniversary by taking in the “Bill W. and Dr. Bob” play presented by Wide Awake Productions and directed by Glenn Dodson. For more information, please click here.

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The Council Closed Tuesday, June 16 at 5:00 pm Due to Weather

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ATTENTION: The Council on Recovery will be closed after 5:00 pm on Tuesday, June 16 due to inclement weather conditions in Houston. Please do not attempt to visit our office until we re-open as we will not have any staff present to receive you. We currently plan to re-open tomorrow but that will depend on the weather. We will update this message accordingly to keep you informed. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please stay safe and dry!

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Back to School CEU Workshop 2015

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Join us for our annual Back to School CEU Workshop which highlights important information that educators, counselors, and parents need to be aware of as students head back to school in the fall. Topics include the science of high-risk behavior, e-cigarettes, technology, alcohol, marijuana and sober schools. Click here for more information.

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Houston’s 2nd Annual REEL Recovery Film Festival

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Join The ARK and The Council on Recovery for Houston’s 2nd Annual REEL Recovery Film Festival taking place September 25 – 27 as the culmination of Recovery Month. This multi-day event is a celebration of filmmakers who make honest films about addiction, alcoholism, behavioral disorders, treatment and recovery. Slated for screening is an eclectic lineup of contemporary and classic films, documentaries and shorts from American and international, first-time filmmakers and industry veterans. Click here for more information.

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