Are Recovery Schools the Wave of the Future for Adolescents?

The National Association of Recovery Schools reports that there are nearly 40 recovery schools planned or currently in operation in 20 states across the country. The schools provide a targeted balance between instruction and treatment according to each student’s individual needs and are designed to ensure that even those suffering from drug or alcohol addiction can get an education.

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Facebook Live Special Interview with guest Matt Feehery

On Friday, February 24th, 2017 George Youngblood, CEO of Teen and Family Services and Matt Feehery, Senior Vice President and CEO of Behavioral Health Services and the Prevention and Recovery Center (PaRC) for Memorial Hermann Health System united for a Facebook Live Interview.

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Recovery at the SuperBowl: It Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Have Fun!

Recovery-sensitive locals are making a concerted effort to create a sober "counter-culture" party vibe in Houston. Toward that end, and as the 2017 host home for The NFL Super Bowl LI, The Houston Recovery Initiative and The John Lucas Foundation have partnered to produce a clean, safe alternative festival event on Super Bowl Sunday, February 5, 2017.

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Fentanyl Use on the Rise in Houston

In her latest news release the Houston Forensic Science Center spokeswoman Ramit Plushnick-Masti noted "Fentanyl and fentanyl derivatives are dangerous because they are more lethal than other illicit drugs, and it can take just about 2 milligrams for a user to overdose,"

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Generation Found showing September 15th

Mercy Street will be hosting a showing of Generation Found on September 15th at the Edwards Marq'e.

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A New Generation of Addiction Professionals

The Young Addiction Professionals (YAP) is a group of young adults who are currently working, or going to school to work in the field of addiction and recovery. They encompass anyone with a desire to work in this field including counselors, nurses, students, or even techs...

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LOCAL TEENS RAISE MONEY FOR A BACKPACKING TRIP TO COLORADO

Teen and Family Services offers a life changing trip to Colorado. We blend the best of the outdoors with an effective and proven process. The adolescent will experience the highest standards of safety and therapy and this powerful setting creates real change in teens. It improves adolescents’ self-esteem, self-concept, self-concept, self-efficacy, self-perception, problem-solving ability, behavioral and cognitive development, and attitude.

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Archway Gallery Support TAFS

Archway Gallery will hold its Eighth Annual Juried Exhibition, benefiting Teen and Family Services July 9 – August 3, 2016. The open-themed show welcomes all artists in south and central Texas, 18 years or older, to submit works completed within the last three years independently and not previously exhibited by Archway Gallery.   Selected juror John Carroll Runnels will award all prizes at Archway’s opening reception on July 9.

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Sober Summer

Teens in early recovery are especially high risk for relapse during the summer months. They need structure,a place to grow and strengthen their commitment to recovery, and a positive place to hang out.

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Houston Hero: Melanie Gray - The act of giving makes volunteers feel human

Melanie Gray's dedication to charitable work once prompted her to jump off a roof. OK, so she actually rappelled down a building, but it was a nervy undertaking for someone afraid of heights. It was for a good cause and that's what matters to Gray.

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Youth Addiction is the Top Health Crisis of our time

Devastated by an epidemic of addiction, Houston faced the reality of burying and locking up its young people at an alarming rate. And so in one of the largest cities in America, visionary counselors, law school dropouts, aspiring rock musicians, retired football players, oil industry executives, and church leaders came together to build the world’s largest peer-driven youth and family recovery community.

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Sporting Clays Tournament 2016 Sponors

Sporting Clays Tournament 2016 Sponsors Teen and Family Services is sincerely thankful to the 2016 Sporting Clays Tournament Committee, and the generous sponsors of this year’s event.  The proceeds from their generosity enables us to help adolescents and their families struggling with the devastating effects of substance abuse or other high risk behaviors.

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The Woodlands Adolescent Symposium

Shedding Some Light in the Darkness on Suicide and High-Risk Behaviors in Adolescents The Woodlands Adolescent Symposium was held May 10th at the Loft Church in The Woodlands. We were joined by Teen and Family Services Multi-Family Group, Mental Health Care Professionals, and Community Members. Emotions ran high as Brian Hughes shared his story of losing his son to suicide.

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Teen and Family Services Open House in the The Woodlands

Teen and Family Services hosted its second Open House this month at our Woodlands location.  When you have a child struggling with addiction or depression and anxiety it effects the entire family. Teen and Family Services offers individual, family and group counseling to support the recovery needs of the entire family.

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A Successful Open House!

Teen and Family Services opened the doors at their memorial location on April 27, 2016 to share their facilities with the Local Community, Schools, Counselors and Treatment Centers. 

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Spring Luncheon 2016

Teen and Family Services 3rd Annual Spring Luncheon February 16, 2016

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Spring Luncheon 2016 Committee

We thank our Spring Luncheon Committee for making this another very successful luncheon

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How to Celebrate Valentine's Day while in Recovery

Substance abuse can strain even the strongest of relationships, so how do you celebrate Valentine’s Day while in recovery? Substance abuse effects all those involved: the addict, their family and their friends. Which is why Valentine’s Day can be a difficult holiday. Not only can it dredge up painful memories from the past, but it can also be a reminder of how substance abuse leaves relationships in need of repair. This can be a real challenge for those in recovery.

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Isaac Arnold IV

Isaac Arnold IV is a fantastic photographer and has the biggest heart for helping Teen and Family Services. check out his website:  http://iaivphotography.com

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A Family's Story

A mother details the ongoing recovery of her son with the help of Teen and Family Services.

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Teen and Family Services Announces Recovery-Based Program at Pro-Vision Academy

Teen and Family Services offers services at Pro-Vision Academy in the Sunnyside neighborhood of Houston. The program in Sunnyside began in September of 2015 with a pilot program at Pro-Vision and is free of charge to the teens and families.

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Time To Intervene: Finding the Right Drug Treatment for Teens at Risk

Helping a teenager overcome a drug or alcohol problem is one of the most critical trials any parent can face. In the chaos of addiction, there are many questions: How do I find the right care for my child? Should I send my teen away to recover, or seek help closer to home? How do I tell a good program from a bad one?

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