The Anonymous People Premier

The Recovery Alliance of Austin has​ united ​the recovery community of Austin ​with the premiere of The Anonymous People, a documentary film. This eye opening documentary tells the story of 23.5 million Americans living in long-term recovery, and the emerging public recovery movement that will transform how alcohol and drug addiction are dealt with within…

Addiction

What exactly is addiction? The short definition by American Society of Addiction Medicine states, “Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use…

Chris Herren’s Story of Addiction

Yesterday afternoon The Last Resort Recovery Center and The Center For Students in Recovery – UT Austin were excited to announce that Chris Herren would be speaking at The LBJ Library, Wednesday July 17th. So, some of y’all are asking, “Who is Chris Herren?” I first discovered Herren through ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentaries, Unguarded.…

Why Get Sober In Texas?

Everything is bigger in Texas, and because of the thriving recovering community in Austin, Texas , we uphold that Texas standard.  At The Last Resort we focus on men from the ages of 18 to 35, and with the city of Austin consisting of 43% young adults, stated by U.S Census Bureau, what better place…