Chili Cook-Off &Tailgate Party

The Right Step Alumni SECOND Annual Super Bowl of Chili Chili Cook-Off!! Put your best bowl of chili on the table to be judged! Superbowl Sunday Feb. 5 2012 12 PM Alumni Hall Come watch the game and have some sober fun! $$$ Prize money determined by number of entrants!! Sign up! The Right Step…

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Major Acquisition of San Cristobal Treatment Center Expands Industry Leader’s Reach into New Mexico

Continuum of care now includes nationally recognized “adventure-based” treatment of young adult men who suffer from chemical dependency and co-occurring issues. We are very happy and proud to announce that TRS Behavioral Care, Inc., parent company of The Right Step and Spirit Lodge has acquired San Cristobal Treatment Center of Taos, NM, greatly increasing the…

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Step Into Fitness (Part II)

Part II – FITNESS & EXERCISE  (following Part I – Food-Nutrition) “Walking at least half an hour, six days a week, can cut mortality rates from heart disease in half”. (Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research).   Cardiovascular disease is a serious health threat. Nearly 5 million Americans suffer from it.  One of the safest and…

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Texas Man Wages Personal and Professional War on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction

When it comes to dealing with drug and alcohol addiction, the ongoing support of friends and family is every bit as important as identifying the problem and signing up for treatment. That’s the sentiment of James Patterson, executive director of The Right Step Conroe – an intensive outpatient treatment facility that is part of the…

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Step Into Fitness (Part I)

Regardless of your age, do you find yourself joking around and saying, “I’m falling apart,” or “I’m not in the shape I used to be?” With all the business of family, job, hobbies, and commitments, how does one commit to a healthy lifestyle? That’s just it – desire and commitment. If you have the desire,…

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Emotional Sobriety

You can conquer others with power, but it takes true strength to conquer yourself. – Lao Tzu,  Philosopher I asked Dr. Jason Powers, our Chief Medical Officer  to help me write on this topic and here is what we came up with: There are actually two types of sobriety: physical and emotional.  Physical sobriety is…

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