Addiction

Rivard Report: At a home of recovery, women celebrate Mother’s Day and sobriety with their children

May 10, 2019

Sitting at a picnic table covered in a pink plastic tablecloth, Crystal Gutierrez watches as her 5-year-old daughter Makayla drinks fruit punch and sorts black and red discs to play Connect 4. Gutierrez, a 28-year-old mother of three, lives at Casa Mia, a Midtown home for mothers and pregnant women recovering from heroin addiction. She has been sober […]


Kenneth M. Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Opioid crisis: UT Health looking to replace highly addictive drugs

April 30, 2019

Kenneth Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D., is principal investigator of the four-year grant.



Express-News: Training on opioid antidote expanding in S.A.

June 4, 2018

A mother and her newborn baby survived heroin addiction with the help of Dr. Lisa Cleveland, assistant professor at UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing.


KSAT 12: Spriester Sessions: ‘Opioid Nation’

September 8, 2017

As part of his ongoing “Spriester Sessions” conversations, KSAT anchor Steve Spriester talked with a local doctor, a San Antonio parent who lost a child to an opioid overdose, and an addict who is currently in recovery. Jennifer Potter, Ph.D., associate dean for research in t he Long School of Medicine, appeared on  the program. […]


Pregnant woman

Participants sought for maternal opioid study

July 20, 2017

The School of Nursing is seeking participants for a new research study on maternal opioid use.



Texas Public Radio: Texas’ Drug-Dependent Babies Are Born Most Often in Bexar County

June 1, 2017

More babies are born with substance-addiction problems in Bexar County than any other Texas county, according to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio