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Subject Description

Recovery Homes/Halfway Houses

Community-based, peer-group-oriented, residential facilities that provide food, shelter and recovery services in a supportive, non-drinking, drug free environment for people who have completed a hospital or residential primary substance abuse rehabilitation program and need continued support in a residential setting to sustain their recovery. Services may include case management, relapse prevention counseling, 12-step meetings, educational and vocational planning, recreational activities and assistance in obtaining health, social, vocational and other services available in the community. Residents are expected to abide by house rules which vary from facility to facility. The objective is to help people who are recovering from substance abuse bridge the gap between intensive treatment and independent sober living.

Taxonomy Code: LX-850.650

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