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Crush the crisis

Courtesy of Jake Striebeck
Breahna Luera September 11, 2019

Crush the Crisis - Opioid Take Back Day was hosted by volunteers with the Methodist Healthcare hospitals on Saturday, Sept. 7. There were about 80 Methodist hospitals nationwide that participated, and...

Recovery services available to UTSA community

Collegiate recovery is an emerging field.
Alejandro Lopez November 8, 2018

Collegiate recovery is an emerging field that is growing rapidly as more and more universities recognize the need to offer recovery services. The UT System established the UTSA Center for Collegiate Recovery...

National Recovery Month: Addiction and recovery

Chase Otero: The Paisano
David Wenske September 20, 2017

Addiction comes in various forms, but it does not discount the importance of recovery for the affected students. Although the Center for Collegiate Recovery’s (CCR) membership has remained relatively...

Consider the alcoholic’s priorities

Ethan Pham, The Paisano
Vincent Valdez September 13, 2017

I traded in my work boots for student loans. It was a strategic decision. After I got laid off in January, I only had two choices: go back to school or find another job.          Education was never...

Common Link: Episode 3

paisano.online1 November 10, 2016

In this episode, Tania speaks with Matthew Hinojosa--President of the Recovery Center here at UTSA. During the interview, Matt shared his experiences with substance abuse, recovery, and social advocacy. To...

Tipsy or Trashed?

November 19, 2013

Rafael Gutierrez/ The Paisano A group of friends is celebrating a birthday at a local bar. One of the ladies finishes her fourth drink and gets up to use the bathroom, struggling...

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