Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Come visit the Hill Country and kick the habit!

God bless 'em.

I hope they continue on to lead long, productive drug-free lives.

Addicts find comfort in Hill Country
By Roy Bragg - Express-News

KERRVILLE — The idyllic Texas Hill Country: a land of gently rolling hills, scenic limestone canyons, spring-fed streams and, maybe surprisingly, recovering addicts.

Tranquility and isolation created a market for substance abuse recovery here.

There are dozens of halfway houses, residence facilities and treatment centers in Kerr County and nearby, and that in turn has fed a new subculture of recovering addicts among the locals, the vacationers and the retirees who have traditionally made up the population.

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