News 4: New program opens path to recovery to all Texans

November 5, 2021

Dr. Jennifer Potter, vice president of research, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, was interviewed by News 4 for a story on Recovery Texas, a statewide substance-use recovery initiative. Richard Hamner, clinical research project manager at UT Health San Antonio, shared his own lived experience with addiction. Watch story

Recovery Texas lifts barriers for Texans seeking help with substance use

September 30, 2021

A new, statewide initiative called Recovery Texas is now available to help individuals struggling with substance use find access to free care. The project, led by Jennifer Sharpe Potter, PhD, MPH, of UT Health San Antonio, was instituted to reach those impacted by the isolation of COVID-19 and the impacts of natural disasters. The project […]

Crossroads Today: ‘Texas HHSC saw a need for people who want to understand their own condition or loved one’s”

June 1, 2021

This article is about the collaboration between the Texas Health and Human Services Commission and UT Health San Antonio to brainstorm and create a free eLearning series, which is available to the public. The series includes a variety of topics such as anxiety disorders, depression, substance use disorders, mood disorders, trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder, […]