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GAO report finds haphazard approaches to overseeing recovery homes

April 24, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A report based on reviews of five states finds a dearth of meaningful data about recovery housing, and a variety of approaches toward supporting and regulating the community.

Time in treatment worked in his favor

March 28, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Stuart Gregory's journey offers a reminder that just as it takes time for a substance use problem to become a crisis, recovery doesn't happen overnight.

NCAD: Create relationships to prevent NIMBY friction

August 18, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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Actions to restrict recovery homes are often discriminatory, but operators must be cooperative and act as allies in the community.

Medicaid fraud propels a host of abuses in Philadelphia

July 6, 2017  |  David Sheridan
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A scheme involving outpatient treatment programs and operators of substandard housing in Philadelphia resembles others around the country, highlighting the need for reform.

Sober fraternity adds collegiate resources

May 25, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
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The Alpha 180 sober fraternity is opening on the University of Texas at Austin campus, designed as a lifestyle support program for those in recovery.

Westport House chooses partner for adventure therapy program

March 28, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Transitional-living program Westport House will work with Adventure Recovery to develop an outdoor therapy program to complement its other activities.

Cumberland Heights continues to develop its sober-living component

January 16, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The Tennessee addiction treatment organization has announced the opening of its second recovery residence in four months.

HRSA grant will support certification of recovery house managers in Texas

October 28, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Austin, Texas-based SoberHood will receive a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant to establish a training curriculum leading to certification of house managers in recovery residences.

Ohio center breaks ground on fourth recovery house

September 22, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The Pugh, Cinelli, Wang and Gerberry House will be Neil Kennedy Recovery Centers' second recovery house serving women.

Texas university will locate sober housing across from recovery center

September 19, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Some incoming freshmen in recovery at the University of Texas next fall will have access to conveniently located sober housing and other supports.

National recovery home group formally adopts code of ethics

August 30, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The National Alliance for Recovery Residences (NARR) now has an ethics code that mirrors the objectives of its longstanding operating standard for sober homes.

Recovery residence community needs code of ethics

June 16, 2016  |  Beth Fisher Sanders
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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.

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