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Recovery and Self-Compassion
Self-esteem has been a buzzword in American culture since the 1980s, with many parents and educators carefully weighing their every word and action lest it hurt the self-esteem of the children in their care.
A Moment for Mindfulness
No matter what the circumstances, a moment for mindfulness has a host of benefits. Prior to my own sobriety journey I was unaware meditation was an obtainable act I could engage in during my day-to-day routine.
Full Circle – The Client Success Story of Darcy Donavan
On October 16, 2018, Darcy Donavan woke up not knowing that her life would soon change with the dialing of three numbers and a connection to a nonprofit ready to help people start their journey to sobriety.
Sobering Center June 9, 2021 Board Meeting
SOBERING CENTER BOARD MEETING AGENDA June 9, 2021 5:00 P.M. Sobering Center 1213 Sabine Street, Austin, TX 78701 BOARD OF DIRECTORS Chair: Jana Ortega Vice-Chair: Dr....
Austin-Travis County Sobering Center to Offer Transports From 6th Street for Safe Sobering
The Austin-Travis County Sobering Center is pleased to announce that they will be piloting their first 6th Street Outreach Initiative and opportunity for transport to the Center on Saturday, May 22nd.
Rockstar Of The Quarter
The Sobering Center is dedicated to serving our clients and rewarding the excellence of our staff who exceed the expectation of care. Rockstar of the Quarter is an...
Know Your Options
Underage and excessive drinking are significant public health issues plaguing the college student populations. In the United States, drugs and alcohol are routinely accepted as a normal part of college culture, according to 2016 data from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
Referral Partner Spotlight: Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas
Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas Hospital in Austin, Texas, is a full-service hospital with 24/7 emergency care and Level I Trauma Center for adults. They deliver care for life-threatening injuries and illnesses and are a destination for specialty care.
From Blank Walls to Colorful Mandalas: the Sobering Center brings Art to the Sobering Floor
The Sobering Center had been looking to revamp the visual aspects of the sobering floor to make it feel warmer and more inviting for clients. That’s when Allie Walker, also known as Art by Allie along with Executive Director, Laura Sovine, started to brainstorm about how to make the space livelier while also maintaining a visual clinical environment.
Which Comes First: Substance Use or Mental Health Disorders?
Everyone has heard the saying, “What came first: the chicken or the egg?” However, in this case I wonder, “What came first: Substance Use Disorder or Mental Illness?”
Sobering Center April 14, 2021 Board Meeting
SOBERING CENTER BOARD MEETING AGENDA April 14, 2021 5:00 P.M. Sobering Center 1213 Sabine Street, Austin, TX 78701 BOARD OF DIRECTORS Chair: Jana Ortega Vice-Chair: Dr....