Recovery Housing Basics
THE BASICS OF RECOVERY HOUSING
recovery residences are sober living environments structured around the peer support model to help individuals in their long term recovery. There are some variations to this definition.
According to NARR standards there 4 levels of support. There may be some variations based on the individual recovery residence but these describe most. Level 4 is most commonly referred to as “Residential Treatment.”
Recovery housing can be accessed by seeking it out independently or through a treatment provider or other organizations who may refer their clients to recovery housing.
There are basic considerations that can provide some guidance during your search:
Provides a clean and safe environment that complies with all federal, state and local laws.
The recovery residence supports individual recovery goals.
There is no licensing or formal oversight for recovery housing but there are basic standards that can be voluntarily met. For example, Ohio Recovery Housing certifies providers who meet NARR standards.
*The information provided is not intended to replace or substitute any professional, financial, medical or legal advice. To be listed the Service must be located in the Northeast Ohio and be a provider of recovery, treatment or support services. Ask us for more information. NEORRN does not endorse or recommend providers nor engage in verification of quality of services. Providers do not pay to be listed, mentioned or highlighted on the NEORRN website. All providers and services listed follow their own eligibility criteria and being listed on the NEORRN website does not guarantee that an individual will be accepted into their programs. NEORRN does not own or operate recovery housing.