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Hereditary Link in Addiction

You may have noticed that we have changed our blog a bit. One of these changes is categorizing our blog posts for the reader to more easily be able to access information that interests them. Today we have added a new category, “Scientific,” where we can highlight new and recent scientific information as it pertains [...]

Two Staff Members Say Goodbye to the Edith Royal Campus, Hello Hicks Family Ranch.

Austin Recovery’s Edith Royal Campus is losing two good ones.  Promotions are happy farewells though—particularly for these two.  Donna and Charlie are moving on up with new positions, both requiring their moves to our Hicks Family Ranch down south! Best of luck, you two!


Grief and Addiction: Guest Blog Post

Today’s guest blog post is by one of our frequent bloggers, Ilana Zivkovich, LMSW and Clinical Services & Outreach Coordinator at Austin Recovery. Click here to see other guest blog posts contributed by Ilana, and click here if you want to see all our guest blog contributions. Today, Ilana shares how grief and addiction are [...]

St. Patrick’s Day: History, Traditions, and Sober Fun

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St. Patrick’s Day… when we were kids we celebrated it by wearing green (and pinching anyone who forgot to wear green), making shamrock-related crafts at school, and, at least in my family, eating delicious corned beef since it was always on sale this time of year.  As we got older, it [...]

Guest Blog Post by Ivana Grahovac: The Collegiate Recovery Movement

Today’s Guest Blogger is Ivana Grahovac, MSW, and Manager of the University of Texas at Austin Center for Students in Recovery (CSR). Thanks Ivana for sharing the importance of having recovery resources on college campuses, as well as the great work you are doing at UT! Hook ‘em Horns!

Running.  Yoga.  Meditation.  Support.  Community.  Wellness.  [...]

Enjoying SXSW (and other Fun Events) while in Recovery

Today’s Guest Blog post was contributed by Ilana Zivkovich, LMSW, and Austin Recovery’s Clinical Services & Outreach Coordinator. Ilana’s topic is perfectly-timed for the start of the big South by Southwest (SXSW) music, film, and interactive festival here in Austin, Texas – but will also hold true for anyone seeking ways to safely and soberly [...]

Mark Your Calendars for March Events at Austin Recovery!


Gateway to Recovery - May 2 & 9, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The Gateway to Recovery series provides information on how to detect addiction and what friends and families can do to help those needing treatment. This information series is free and often the first step in helping people find treatment and begin the [...]