Posted on February 26, 2014 in Event

Addiction Dynamics Workshop for Family and Friends

This 5-week workshop has been developed as a support for anyone who is concerned about a loved one’s use of substances.

Presenter:  James P. Foster, LMSW, LCDC

When:    Wednesdays, Feb 26, 2014 through April 23, 2014
Time:    6:30 pm – 7:45
Where:    Northpark Counseling Associates & TRS N. Dallas
8350 Meadow Road Suite 194
Dallas, TX  75231

Cost:         $125.00 for all 5 sessions

To register please email James.Foster@rightstep.com or call Julia at 214-564-3343


  • You will learn to identify signs and symptoms of substance misuse and addiction.
  • You will learn why a person “can’t just stop “even though the consequences are painful.
  • You will learn the common family reactions and attempts to manage the situations.
  • You will learn about different levels and models of treatment most common today.
  • You will learn how healthy vs unhealthy family’s function

If someone you care about struggles with substance misuse or addiction you will not want to miss this workshop!

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Posted on July 25, 2012 in Event

County Fair & Sober Fun

The Right Step Houston Central recently hosted a “The Right Step Country Fair” for the clients, their families, and the staff. Everyone had a blast during the event-packed afternoon. Grant Perry, Ashley Tamburine, and the rest of the planning committee made sure there were lots of different carnival games for the attendees to enjoy, including water balloon toss, ladder ball, bean bag toss, and watermelon eating contest, just to name a few.

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Posted on July 12, 2012 in Event

Dr Powers at The TAAP State Conference on Addiction Studies

The Thirty Eighth Annual TAAP State Conference on Addiction Studies

Dr Powers will be signing his new book “When the Servants Becomes The Master”.  Don’t miss this unique event and the chance to meet Dr Powers in person.

“2012 Leagues Under the Sea: A Treasure Chest of Education”
Date: July 26-28, 2012

Location: Omni San Antonio Hotel at the Colonnade
9821 Colonnade Boulevard
San Antonio, TX 78230

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Posted on June 8, 2012 in Addiction Recovery, alcohol and drug addiction, Event

The Houston Run for Recovery 2012

The Houston Run for Recovery 2012

The Houston Run for Recovery, in celebration of National Recovery Month, will be held on September 23, 2012 in Downtown Houston at Fish Plaza at the Wortham Theatre Center. The race kicks off with a 1k children’s run at 8 am followed by the adult 5k at 8:30 am. The mission of the 5k run is to celebrate sobriety while raising awareness of the disease of alcoholism and drug abuse. Everyone from walkers to runners of any age are encouraged to participate! Right Step is a proud sponsor of the Run for Recovery. Staff and alumni are encouraged to register for the run to celebrate and show support for recovery from substance abuse!

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Posted on May 25, 2012 in Addiction Recovery, Event

An Evening with Jason Powers, MD

When the Servant Becomes the Master

Understanding addiction in a new and relevant way.

Gain new insights into addiction and why it has such a powerful hold on some individuals more than others:

  • Are drugs and alcohol good or bad?
  • Why do we use them?
  • Is treatment effective?
  • Is addiction a choice or a disease?
  • What is addiction, then?

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Posted on May 10, 2012 in Event

Addiction Treatment Leadership Conference

2012 NAATP Annual Addiction Treatment Leadership Conference

May 19 -22, 2012

Sheraton Wild Horse Pass

Chandler, Arizona

Right Step attends the 2012 NAATP Conference

Presented by the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers

Where the Leaders in addiction treatment come together to discuss the important issues, showcase innovative resources and programs and network with other decision makers of addiction treatment.
The Right Step / Spirit Lodge / San Cristobal : booth #53-54

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Posted on February 24, 2012 in Event

Lifelong Battle Against Depression & Addiction – Luncheon

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

The Junior League of Houston, Inc.
11:15 a.m. – Registration
11:45 a.m. – Lunch and Program
$35 per member
$40 per guest

Everyone will at some time in their lives be affected by depression—their own or someone else’s.  Depression and addiction can affect a person’s work, ability to form healthy relationships and quality of life.

Baylor College of Medicine experts are at the forefront for shaping research as well as treatment for people suffering from mental health issues.  Leading the discussion of depression and addiction are:

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