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Read about Be Well Texas in the news and how we are expanding access to much-needed substance use disorder treatment in Texas.

Texas revamps Narcan distribution following delays, unpredictable supply
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Science & Medicine Podcast: Be Well, Texas
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San Antonio targets $909K from opioid settlement to reduce overdoses
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New app for substance abuse treatment developed in San Antonio
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KVDA TV (Telemundo): Second annual Community Wellness Fair of Be Well Texas
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Be Well Texas of UT Health San Antonio to host second annual Community Wellness Fair
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Austin's deadliest opioid overdose spike in a decade raises alarm in San Antonio
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UT Health San Antonio establishes Be Well Institute on Substance Use and Related Disorders
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San Antonio healthcare professionals participate in symposium identifying solutions, challenges in substance use
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Healthy SA: Tackling the opioid epidemic
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Texan mother fights for stronger drug laws, impacting state's fentanyl crisis
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Could the ‘damp’ lifestyle be right for you?
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‘Poisoned drug supply in Texas’: Recovery leaders prepare for Saturday’s Fentanyl Awareness Walk
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Unconventional Strategies in Drug Rehabilitation: A Deep Dive into Texas’ Approach
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DeSoto High School's Coach Mathis Honored with Prestigious Award, Boost for Local Football Program
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International Overdose Awareness Day observed as fentanyl problem persists
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‘Fighting Fentanyl’: KSAT gets look inside local recovery house
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UT Health San Antonio's President Dr. William Henrich with Executive Director of Be Well Texas, Dr. Jennifer Potter and other Be Well Texas team members cutting the ribbon at the Be Well Texas grand opening ceremony
Newly opened San Antonio facility treats substance use patients statewide
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Be Well Texas celebrates grand opening of new facility providing substance use treatment services statewide
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KENS TV news interview with young man who has lived in recovery housing
'I was slowly losing everything' | Program helps provide housing for young people struggling with addiction
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Be Well Texas offers recovery home subsidies to young adults with substance use disorder
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Buscan soluciones para disminuir el consumo de sustancias en Texas
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Fighting the war on addiction - and death by Fentanyl
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$3.4 million in state funding strengthens addiction recovery housing in San Antonio
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Women sitting in a circle having a conversation during a mental health group therapy session
Be Well Texas receives state grant to support substance use disorder recovery houses for emerging adults
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Be Well Texas tries to break down the silos of substance use disorder treatment
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Be Well Texas provides a Lyft to patients with substance use disorders
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UT Health San Antonio awarded $1.8 million NIH grant for research in addiction recovery support services
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Be Well Texas, Hill Country MHDD Centers join to offer substance use care for Uvalde residents
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UT Health San Antonio receives $2 million grant for opioid addiction response program in rural Texas
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UT Health San Antonio’s Be Well Texas to expand opioid use disorder services to all of the state’s rural counties
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Small fraction of eligible Texas clinicians prescribing lifesaving medications for opioid use disorder
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Virtual addiction medicine clinic connects Texans to no-to-low-cost recovery services
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During Pandemic, Growth of Clinicians With X-Waivers for Buprenorphine Prescribing Slowed
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Dr. Jennifer Sharpe Potter, Executive Director of Be Well Texas
Addicted Texas: UT Health San Antonio testing new treatment for meth addicts
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Advocates hope new funding will help end Texas opioid epidemic
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WEconnect Recovery Teams with Be Well Texas and UT Health to Help the 1.6 Million Texans Dealing with Substance Use Disorders
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New program opens path to recovery to all Texans
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Recovery Texas lifts barriers for Texans seeking help with substance use
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