NEWS & Events
Male and female drinking patterns becoming more alike in the U.S.November 24, 2015 | 2:13pm
10% of US adults have drug use disorder at some point in life, 75% report not receiving treatmentNovember 18, 2015 | 2:12pm
Obama Administration Takes Aim at Epidemic of Heroin, Painkiller AbuseOctober 22, 2015 | 2:55pm
Quitting Smoking May Help People With History of Alcohol Problems Stay SoberOctober 13, 2015 | 2:33pm
Report shows trends in attitudes towards substance useOctober 08, 2015 | 3:38pm
Burgess Recovery Center
“Where HOPE lives”
Do you or someone you know need help with an alcohol and/or drug problem?
Maybe they aren’t ready for treatment but feel they need support or direction?
If so, our Recovery Coaches can help.
Our Recovery Coaches focus on helping you reach your own goals at your own pace. Whether your goal is to go to treatment, to get back on your feet while in recovery, or to simply find someone who will listen, the Recovery Coaches are here for you.
Give us a call at 903-753-7633 or come by
700 A Glencrest Lane, Longview Texas.
(Across from the K-MART)
There is NO CHARGE TO YOU for any of our recovery services.
Recovery Group Meetings
Click on the group names for links to fliers for the three newest groups going on in the Recovery Center, 700 Glencrest Lane, across from the K-Mart in Longview.
Men's Group is for adult men who have issues pertaining to substance use and is held every Thursday from 6:30-7:30 pm.
Women's Group is for adult women who have been affected by substance abuse in their lifetime and is on Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 pm.
East Texas Recovery Initiative – ROSC
East Texas ROSC consists of local treatment providers, half-way houses, support groups, people in recovery, family members, community leaders and churches that are dedicated in helping individuals and their families recover from alcohol and drug problems.
What is ROSC?
(Recovery Oriented Systems of Care)
It is a coordinated network of community based services and supports that is person-centered and builds on the strengths and resilience of individuals, families and communities to achieve abstinence and improved health, wellness and quality of life for those with or at risk of alcohol and drug problems.
ROSC values are:
- Family participation
- Community participation
Recovery Coach Academy
The RCA 30 hour Program is Approved by TCBAP
What is Recovery Coach Academy?
The Recovery Coach Academy (RCA) is a five day training opportunity designed for anyone interested in serving as a Recovery Coach. The Academy offers a comprehensive overview of the purpose and roles of Recovery Coaching while providing participants the tools and resources necessary in providing recovery support services. The training provides one of the basic components required for Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professional (TCBAP) Peer Recovery Support Credential (PRS). Complete explanation of PRS requirements can be found at the TCBAP web site; www.tcbap.org.
This event is open to anyone who wants to gain more understanding of substance use and mental disorders, crisis intervention, and how to respond in crisis situations. In addition, skills and tools on effective communication, motivational enhancement strategies, recovery action planning, cultural competency and recovery ethics will be offered.