The HRRN is a quarterly gathering of recovery housing leaders for the purpose of raising the standard of care in our programs and collaborating to better serve those with the disease of addiction/alcoholism in the city of Houston.
The next HRRN Gathering will be on Friday, December 8, 2023, 12:00pm — 1:15pm at Grace Bible Church located at 6325 Hurst Street Houston, TX 77008. Enter the building on the side of campus where the playground is located. There is no cost to attend and lunch will be provided.
Devon Anderson has devoted her career to public service. She is a former Harris County District Attorney and a former presiding judge of Harris County Drug Court #4. She was the founding director of Probation Works, a nonprofit supportive organization that assists adults on probation in Harris County and previously served as chairman of the board of the Harris County Drug Court Foundation. She has extensive experience working with the media, recovery organizations and the nonprofit world and has demonstrated the ability to develop and maintain a strong external network of relations with a diverse group of stakeholders over her 25 years of experience. She continues her career in service as the CEO/President of Justice Forward.
Leonard Kincaid, LCDC, LPC, MBA is co-founder and executive director of Houston Recovery Center. His experience in the field of addiction and mental health spans more than 30 years. His diverse background of clinical work and program administration has been a tremendous value to the center. Educated in Texas and Mississippi, Kincaid has a Master’s in Business Administration, is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor.Kincaid currently serves on several boards supporting individuals experiencing mental health issues and addiction, including Texas Recovers, Network of Behavioral Health Providers, and Crisis Intervention Houston. He also is co-founder and chair of Houston Recovery Initiative, a coalition formed in 2010 to implement a recovery-oriented system of care (ROSC) model for Houston.
Jason Howell is a person in long-term recovery from mental health and substance use issues. He has an MBA from Texas A&M University and is a Peer Recovery Specialist and state approved trainer. In addition to being the Executive Director of RecoveryPeople, Jason is a founding member and former Board President of the National Alliance for Recovery Residences. Jason currently serves on the Texas Behavioral Health Advisory Committee and it's Block Grant, Policy and Ad Hoc Housing Subcommittees. In addition, he chairs the National Recovery Month Planning Partner's Evaluation Committee and SAMHSA BRSS TACS Steering Committee.