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Welcome to our website

The counties we serveWe are a group of local service providers dedicated to supporting persons at all stages of recovery from substance abuse and addiction. This website is part of an initiative launched in the summer of 2010 to support the creation of a recovery-oriented system of care in the Houston area to establish a network of services to assist individuals and families sustain long-term recovery.  This effort was made possible through funding from the Department of State Health Services in collaboration with the University of Texas Addiction Research Institute at the Center for Social Work Research.



Recovery Resources

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The Greater Houston Recovery Initiative is an effort to work toward a recovery-oriented system of care for those in our community who are affected by alcoholism and addiction.

Service Providers

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Are you a recovery service provider that would like your organization listed here? Go to our Service Provider Submission Form and submit the details of your organization. After we review and approve your submission, our visitors will be able to connect with you.

Guiding Principles of Recovery

  • There are many pathways to recovery.
  • Recovery is self-directed and empowering.
  • Recovery involves a process of healing and self-redefinition.
  • Recovery is holistic.
  • Recovery has cultural dimensions.
  • Recovery exists on a continuum of improved health and wellness.
  • Recovery emerges from hope and gratitude.
  • Recovery is supported by peers and allies.
  • Recovery involves a personal recognition of the need for change and transformation.
  • Recovery involves addressing discrimination and transcending shame and stigma.
  • Recovery involves (re)joining and (re)building a life in the community.
  • Recovery is a reality.

Source: Guiding Principles and Elements of Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care: What Do We Know From the Research? Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2009.

We offer this index of service providers for informational purposes only. Appearance on this site is not meant as an explicit endorsement of any particular provider.