BRC RECOVERY BLOG

The Top 5 Reasons Alcohol Rehab Centers In Austin Are On The Rise

You may have noticed that recently the number of alcohol rehab centers and programs in Austin are on the rise. So why is this happening? There are actually numerous reasons for this, even though some may think the increase is due to the new...

The Hard Facts: What This Texas Alcohol Rehab Center Wants You To Know

It was recently reported that half of all people in this country have at least one family member who has a drinking problem. And since it is also a known fact that people have a genetic disposition towards this kind of problem, the worry...

BRC Life Skills with Marsha Stone

After the 90-day residential program, residents who successfully complete the first phase of the BRC Recovery program are offered the opportunity to continue with extended levels of care. Most of the residents who come through this Austin rehabilitation center move into their sober living residences and participate...

The Virtuous Woman

I have heard it said that our original conceptions of God are formed when we are children and influenced by those with whom we are in close relations - usually parents or grandparents. The characteristics and virtues our caretakers exude are observed and adopted...

The Language of BRC

I was recently given for my birthday the book "CEO School- Collective Wisdom of Top CEOs" by Can Akdeniz.  On a flight back to Austin, I pulled it out and began to skim through the chapters. One of the CEOs featured in the book...

Hooked On Sobriety: The Real Reason This Texas Alcohol Rehab Works

BRC Women’s Recovery Residence Alcohol and other drug rehab centers are sometimes misrepresented by the media and press. We are constantly confronted by celebrities who are in and out of rehab, each stating that they were unable to get the help they needed. Not really...

Industry Media Recognizes BRC Recovery

Extended-care programs and recovery residences are hot topics these days in the alcohol and drug rehabilitation industry. Everyone is talking about ROSC (recovery oriented systems of care) and the value of aftercare programs and quality sober living. These topics are not new to BRC...

Long-term Sobriety: Extended Care After Alcohol Treatment In Austin

Programs and Theories to help people stop drinking There are many programs and theories out there designed to help people stop drinking. The 12 Step programs and treatment centers all have the goal of helping people with a drinking problem to achieve long-term sobriety. While...

BRC Recovery Showcases New Video at Austin Symposium

Hi, my name is Marsha Stone, and I'm the CEO of BRC Recovery located just outside of Austin, Texas. BRC Recovery was founded in 2006 by a man named Mark Houston, who after working in treatment for 20 plus years, had a vision for a...

Drug Relapse Help Texas Facilities in Demand

Drug Relapse Help in Austin,Texas Drug abuse is a problem that affects all levels of our society. It destroys lives (both of the user and of their loved ones), leads to criminality and leaves entire communities classed as "undesirable". However, many believe that we need...

Bullet Points and Bottom Lines

  Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe....Voltaire To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible...Thomas Aquinas     I am not a great storyteller. I am more comfortable speaking directly- in bullet...

Steel on Steel

"We usually find a solitary self appraisal is insufficient" Into Action, p. 72, Big Book "Is it possible?" "Would you consider?" These are terms that are very familiar to alumni of BRC Recovery. They are used to softly address the ego and resistance to...

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