Areas such as appropriate boundaries, proper drug screening practices and ethical marketing are addressed in a national code of ethics for sober living operations that is currently under review.
Ohio legislators' approval of recovery housing funds and a definition for recovery residences marks a critical step in recovery homes' evolution.
The most recent board meeting of the National Association of Recovery Residences (NARR) illustrated dynamic directions for the recovery home community.
Florida is a long time hot bed of controversy for 'sober homes', 'halfway' and '3/4 houses'. A much needed association organizing under the umbrella of 'Recovery Residences' and standards for them is rapidly emerging.
September 20, 2011 was a memorable day of celebration at NCAD 2011 – the official launch day of NARR
“Our community needs good halfway houses!!” This is a resounding chorus I hear whenever the topic of recovery residences arises in conversation.
There are literally thousands of different types of recovery residences in the United States, and a myriad of names to describe them.