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Transitional housing provides a safe environment for the recovering addict after completing a residential drug treatment program.
Most recovery homes are privately owned, although some are owned by addiction treatment centers or foundations. Even if a sober living facility is privately owned, many of these sober homes are somehow connected with the local AA or NA community or local Intensive Outpatient Programs.
Programs Offering Sober Living with IOP
If you are in early recovery, finding the
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A good IOP will integrate you with the local recovery community. You will have the chance to attend multiple 12 step based meetings and meet others in the same situation as you. This is a chance to make new friends who are living their lives without the influence of drugs or alcohol.
What To Look For in a Sober Living House
- Location of the housing should always be in a safe community with a low crime rate. It is important in early recovery to have your surroundings free of local crime and with positively
- High Accountability. Make sure there is drug testing on a regular basis. You cannot stay clean if people are using in the house.
- Close Proximity to the local AA and NA communities. The residence should be Walking distance to AA meetings and near a bus stop or some form of public transportation.
- There should be
staff available24 hours a day, or preferably a live-in house manager with a minimum of 6 months-a yearclean, the house manager should also be active in their own recovery.
- Make sure there are rules for cleaning and hygiene standards. All individuals living in early recovery should be held to certain cleanliness standards for their personal self and living quarters, these should be enforced by house management.
Co-ed Sober Living Homes
When it comes to sober living facilities, there are male only and female only recovery residences or co-ed housing. The general idea about co-ed housing according to the addiction treatment field is against mixing males and females in rooming situations, but there co-ed sober living homes.
If a sober living facility does have co-ed housing options it is important that they are associated with a credible IOP program that specializes in couples addiction treatment.
Sober Living Offering Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT)
Medication assisted treatment is becoming widely accepted in many parts of
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We have access to many sober living facilities that are associated with MAT Treatment Programming. Each MAT Care Plan is tailored to the individual’s needs. Learn more about Sober Living’s options for sober living facilities that offer MAT Treatment.
Advice on LGBTQ Sober Living Communities
Those who identify as gays or lesbians in active addiction can find appropriate housing that will support their lifestyle in recovery. These programs are geared specifically toward the LGBT
It is important as someone from the LBBTQ to have a specialized program that is accepting and made for their individual needs. There are many issues that the LGBTQ community face and these issues should all be addressed in therapy to make the battle against drugs an easier endeavor. One of the main issues that the LGBTQ community are facing on a daily basis is that of discrimination. For any sober living situation, the client needs to feel completely comfortable and at peace with their living arrangements in order to be able to be successful in their journey of recovery.
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