In the Media

Our panel of experts often appears in the major media to discuss addiction and mental and behavioral health issues. Here are some of our recent appearances as well as a selection of magazine and newspaper stories. If you are a journalist or media representative who would like to speak with Promises Behavioral Health’s experts, please contact us. For media inquiries, please contact

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Jason Powers

Jason Powers, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer at The Right Step

Jason Powers, MD, holds a Masters of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Originally trained and board certified in family medicine, Dr. Powers re-dedicated his career to helping addicts and their families after he personally faced addiction. Dr. Powers is now also board certified in addiction medicine and works passionately as chief medical officer at Right Step and Promises Austin to help addicted individuals and their families embrace the healing path of recovery.

Dr. Powers has been recognized four times as a top addiction doctor by H Texas Magazine, and is currently president of the Texas chapter of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and a local expert for The Partnership at Dr. Powers is also the author of the comprehensive book about addiction When the Servant Becomes the Master. He is a regular contributor to Psychology Today and The Huffington Post.

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