Texans Support Addiction Treatment Over Prisons

Today on the front page of The Austin Statesman a recent poll shows, “84 percent of all likely voters contacted favor alternative-to-prison programs for non-violent drug offenders.”  With addiction touching almost every family in Texas and the United States as a whole, people want help. Vice President of  Texas Public Policy Foundation Chuck DeVore stated,“Texans…

Testimonial From Mom

Thank you for all that you have done during Erric’s stay at the Last Resort. I have heard a positive difference in his conversation, with a resolve that was not evident before. I pray for continued positive direction in his life, with strength and power never realized before. Blessings to all of you who dedicate…

10:02am The Perfect Time For Recovery

For all of our Facebook followers, y’all are probably wondering why we posted a photo of a Clock at 10:02am. At The Last Resort we have a session we like to call “Community”. Every Monday through Friday, Community begins at 10:00am. I know, you’re asking what’s with 10:02, why not 10:00? Community starts with 2…

Equine Therapy + Native American Art = Recovery

The residents at The Last Resort Recovery Center combined their creative art abilities with some amazing storytelling during the Equine Session last week.  Using some of the symbols used by Native American Indians, they painted the horses depicting their stories of addiction and road to recovery. Paula Basden our Equine Specialist at The Last Resort lead…

Prescription Painkillers #1 For Overdose

Although marijuana remains the most popular drug used today,  prescription painkillers are found to be the cause of most overdoses. According to the first ever global survey of illicit drug use, prescription painkillers such as Vicodin, Oxycontin and Codeine kill the most people. The study also pointed out that men in their 20’s have the…