Sober Living

Provision of an uninterrupted continuum of care through the first full year of recovery.


Bridging the Gap Before Residential Treatment

Residents in Recovery's Early Abstinence Sober Living Program provides supported sober living for those starting their recovery journey.  Whether coming from jail, remand, detox or home, our Early Abstinence Sober Living Program may be just what you are looking for to bridge the gap until you get into residential treatment.

Individuals that desire to get clean and sober upon being released from incarceration or detox are faced with the greatest continuum of care gap that exists in the treatment of any disease or ailment.  Most individuals are left to fend for themselves with little to no support and a society that has stigmatized these individuals into the shadows.

Residents in Recovery's compassionate and empathetic program breaks through the barriers, provides person-centered approaches to recovery and embraces any individual that wants a different life, regardless of ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation or age (over 18).  Early recovery that includes abstinence is possible with support.  

The key goals of the early abstinence program are the following;

1) Pre-treatment support

2) Physical and mental healing

3) Development of structure and routine

4) Treatment preparation

The program takes advantage of the wait times for residential treatment by laying a foundation for recovery.  A safe, supportive and therapeutic recovery environment in the first few months of recovery greatly improves outcomes, reduces relapse rates and yields long-term sustainable recovery programs.


Supported Reintegration Back Into the Community

Residents in Recovery provides a stable environment to continue one's recovery journey.  Residential treatment is just the beginning as addiction holds no cure.  Putting the tools learned in treatment into practice in the real world, takes time and support. 


Many are facing the reality of years in addiction for the first time and this can be quite overwhelming.  Support in piecing one's life back together makes it much more manageable.  The financial situation faced by many would leave anyone stressed.  Often individuals still have outstanding legal issues or conditions.  Others are faced with an uphill battle to be reunited with their child(ren) and families.


At some point, reintegration back into the community as productive members of society is the goal.  Some individuals will find work, others will return to school, some will once again become mothers and fathers, and most will find a way to include their recovery in their reintegration plans.  

The key goals of the early recovery program are the following;

1) Maintain focus on recovery

2) Build recovery capital

3) Build healthy relationships and supportive peer networks

4) Support reintegration

Treatment is often seen as the solution to addiction when in fact it is actually just the starting point.  Recovery that is supported through the first year will result in much more positive outcomes and long-term sustainable recovery journies. 

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