Events, Workshops & Classes

Healing Hearts of Families - Website ButtonHealing Hearts of Families: Skills for Family Members
Saturday, February 14, 2015

Does someone you care about seem trapped in compelling, overwhelming thoughts and unpredictable behaviors?  Are you overwhelmed in the tangle of excess emotions? Families and friends can learn skills to rekindle their relationship and better understand their loved one’s feelings and actions.  Please join us for a wonderfully enlightening day at the 3rd Annual Healing Hearts of Families 2014: Skills for Family Members. Your day will be enriched with principles you can use described by world-renowned experts in MBT (Mentalization Based Therapy) and DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy). Click here for more information and to register.


Choices Luncheon Web Button - 72Friends of Choices Luncheon
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Join The Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston as we host the first annual Friends of Choices Luncheon which aims to raise funds for the Choices Program in its existing schools (Episcopal High School, Gateway Academy, Incarnate Word Academy, St. Thomas High School, and Westside High School) and to expand into others. This luncheon is graciously sponsored by The Hildebrand Foundation. Click here for more information and to purchase your tickets now.



SWATA Conference - Website Button3rd Annual Adolescent Treatment Conference: “What Were They Thinking? Prevention and Treatment of Adolescent High-Risk Behavior”
Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7, 2015

Please join the Southwest Adolescent Treatment Alliance for their 3rd Annual Adolescent Treatment Conference: “What Were They Thinking? Prevention and Treatment of Adolescent High-Risk Behavior” at The Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston. Click here for more information and to register online.



Council - 2015 SpringLuncheon - Home Page Button - Tom ArnoldWaggoners Foundation Speaker Series’ 32nd Annual Spring Luncheon with Tom Arnold
Friday, April 17, 2015

The Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston is excited to announce that Golden Globe and Peabody Award-winning writer, producer, and actor, Tom Arnold, will be the keynote speaker at our Waggoners Foundation Speaker Series’ 32nd annual Spring Luncheon to be held on Friday, April 17, 2015. For more information, please click here.



Ongoing Classes:

Yoga & Meditation at The Council are classes offered at The Council that are open to the public and free of charge. Beginner Yoga and Meditation Classes are held every Tuesday from noon to 1:15 p.m. and every Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Slow Stretch Yoga for Addiction Recovery is offered on Saturday mornings from 10:30 – 11:30 am.

An Evening with… is our ongoing series that brings nationally recognized leaders to the Council to inform a general audience on popular topics and trends in the speaker’s area of expertise.  

Friday Forums are one-day, 6-hour workshops offered several times a year. They provide professionals an oppotunity to earn 6 CEU credits while gaining in-depth knowledge on a variety of subjects—typically topics that reflect current trends in behavioral and other healthcare.

Weekend Intensives allow individuals and families to focus on specific issues to gain insight and opportunities for accelerated growth, led by Council therapists who highly qualified experts on the topic.

Questions about our continuing education workshops? Check our FAQ about Council workshops.

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