Luncheon Celebrates the Great Work of Phoenix House in Texas

Friday, May 4th, 2012

David Feherty is presented artwork from clients of the Hill A. Feinberg Academy.

Phoenix Houses of Texas hosted a private luncheon last week at the home of Kathy and Harlan Crow honoring donors and key supporters of Phoenix Houses of Texas.  Professional golfer, commentator, best selling author and recovering alcoholic David Feherty shared his journey from addiction to recovery with an intimate group of fifty guests.

In addition to the Crows, the guests included Phoenix Houses founder, Dr. Mitch Rosenthal, and CEO, Howard Meitiner, who were joined by Lee Ann and Alan White, Linda and Bill Custard, Alan Feld, Anita and Truman Arnold, Jimmy Westcott and son Chart Westcott among others.   Hill Feinberg, Chairman of the Board of Phoenix Houses welcomed guests and thanked them for the continued support of the nation’s largest substance abuse not-for-profit organization.

Founded in 1967, Phoenix House, operates a national network of residential and outpatient treatment centers.  The organization has been operating inTexassince 1995 providing care to over 27,000 individuals within the state each year.

In 2011, Phoenix House served over 26,000 adolescents in Texas

Dallas

  • 301 teens received residential substance abuse treatment at theFeinbergAcademy
  • 223 teens living withinDallasCountyreceived outpatient services treating substance abuse issues
  • 4,210 students received drug, alcohol and tobacco prevention education and intervention

Austin

  • 400 teenagers received residential substance abuse treatment at theAustinAcademy
  • 10,200 students received drug, alcohol and tobacco prevention education and intervention

Houston

  • 205 received outpatient services in Houston treating substance abuse issues
  • 10,998 students received drug, alcohol and tobacco prevention education and intervention
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