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Advocacy in Action-To ARMS! To ARMS!

By Don Hall One of the things that Houston Chapter TAAP has championed is to advocate for the issues that are important to people in recovery and to the professionals that serve them. If we can show a united front to our legislators, they have to take notice. On March 7th, Capitol Day, over 180 [...]

By | 2017-07-17T12:17:00+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Newletter|0 Comments

Ensuring the Future of Peer Recovery

Despite need for credentialing, ethical standards, public awareness and data on efficacy, method hits hard on delivering Hope to those in need By George L Shea 06/06/17 Peer Recovery has firmly planted its foot in the treatment of addiction and mental health disorders. As the field grows and goes through changes, I ask the [...]

By | 2017-07-17T12:16:47+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Newletter|0 Comments

Texas’ 85th Legislative Session – BIG Wins!

By Jon C. Cates MA, LCDC This legislative session has been a HUGE success for addiction counselors and treatment and recovery services. The collaborative effort of TAAP, ASAP, recoverypeople, and Spread Hope Like Fire allowed us to engage counselors, providers, peer specialists and recovery advocates in robust advocacy efforts. These bills have been passed by [...]

By | 2017-07-17T12:15:49+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Newletter|0 Comments

We cannot stagger to freedom

Frederick Douglass, Leader of the Black Temperance Movement by Sandy Olson TAAP friends and colleagues, I am excited to post news of this fascinating online museum, the Online Museum of African American Addictions, Treatment, and Recovery. I found this website while reading one of Bill White’s wonderful blogposts: "It is critical that all addiction [...]

By | 2017-07-17T12:15:36+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Newletter|0 Comments

From the desk of the President:

By Neville E. Pottinger, Houston Chapter President As I prepare to transition from President to Immediate Past President I feel humbled and honored for the privilege to be a part of a great team and the accomplishments this team has achieved. This Board of Directors will be saying farewell to three of our members due [...]

By | 2017-07-17T12:14:24+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Newletter|0 Comments

Greetings from the New President

By Peter Mott, MA, LCDC, ICPS, CDERTAs the incoming President for Houston TAAP, I would like to share with the membership my vision for my upcoming tenure in office. The professionals in the field of addiction have grown from the traditional licensed professionals to peers-in-recovery, better known as Peer Recovery Coaches, to the Young Addiction [...]

By | 2017-07-17T12:14:04+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Newletter|0 Comments