Multi-Family Group

Posted on March 1, 2017

Our Multi-Family Group is growing each month.  It is open to the recovery community and a flier is attached to the bottom of this email with the details.  We hope you will be able to join us for one of the upcoming dates.   Family Support Group Addictive and other emotional disorders affect the entire family. Active involvement of family members is an important part of the treatment and recovery process. Family members benefit from getting support of their own and in the process, also learn how to best support their loved one in recovery. For whom: Open to the community When:… continue reading »

Hope Homes Family News

Posted on July 14, 2016

Our 20th year of service to the recovery community has provided an important time of reflection. We celebrate our community, which now numbers in the thousands. Hope Homes has become a national leader for recovery residences for men and women, known for our professional staff, quality and value, structure and support. Yet we never rest on our laurels – we always strive to grow and evolve – to be better and do better. In recent years we have been mindful of staff broadening our scope of service and support, and have incrementally increased our outreach to the families of our… continue reading »

Certification of Massachusetts sober homes expected to protect consumers

Posted on March 23, 2016

Sober homes are in the process of getting certified in Massachusetts, and under a new law the state Department of Public Health has contracted with organizations to train entities to conduct inspections and process certifications. Certification is voluntary, but under the law, treatment providers receiving state funding are not allowed to refer patients to any sober home that is not certified. The two organizations that will be doing the training for certification are the Massachusetts Association for Sober Housing (MASH) and the Massachusetts Recovery Homes Collaborative (part of the Gavin Foundation). One important distinction to point out for people not… continue reading »

Questions to Ask a Potential Recovery Residence

Posted on April 21, 2014

There are a vast number of recovery residences, sober living homes, 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 questions can help you to identify organizations that are operating at a professional level and following industry standards. 1. What is the staff to resident ratio? The lower the staff to resident ratio, the more attention and care each resident receives. Some individuals are appropriate for programs with low supervision (NARR Levels 1 & 2) and a higher staff to resident ratio,… continue reading »

A Big Deal: Recovery Movement Endorsed by United Nations

Posted on March 26, 2014

The following comes from the Office of National Drug Control Policy: A resolution on the importance of recovery proposed by the United States at the 57th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) was approved on March 21st in Vienna, Austria.  This resolution marks the first time in the more than 50-year history of the global anti-drug regime that the concept of recovery was formally accepted and supported by United Nations Member States. Acting Director of National Drug Control Policy Michael Botticelli said: “This is a historic moment.  For too long, the recovery movement has gone without a voice… continue reading »

“Making the transition to college easier for students in recovery”

Posted on January 22, 2014

Check out this great article written by Shannon Brys at Addiction Professional on our new Loft community in Charlotte, NC. Making the transition to college easier for students in recovery

Hope Homes Alumni Survey

Posted on May 15, 2013
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