Category Archives: Recovery Residences

Recovery residence community needs code of ethics

NARR (the National Alliance for Recovery Residences) has become a leader and voice for the field of recovery residences (i.e., sober living, extended care). Organizing nationally in 2011, NARR has gone on to create a national Standard providing a guide and objective measure …
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Looking for a Recovery Residence?

There are a vast number of sober living homes, extended care, ‘halfway houses’ and transitional living programs that are currently operating, and new ones open up each day. How do you know which programs are providing quality services? The following …
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Recovery residences have found their home

They still face the sting of unwelcoming neighbors and the stigma from bad-apple operators in their own ranks, but overwhelming evidence suggests that these may be the best times yet for recovery residences in the continuum of services for addictions. …
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Recovery Residence vs. Halfway House

Often I am asked ‘where can I find a good halfway house?’ That can be a difficult question to answer these days. The term ‘halfway house’ has come to mean different things in different parts of the country – for …
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FAQ’s About Recovery Residences

As the Outreach Coordinator for Hope Homes, I often encounter a lack of understanding about recovery residences. I recently read a policy paper put out by The Society of Community Research and Action entitled “The Role of Recovery Residences in …
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