Kenneth interviews Co-founders Gerald & Lydia Scott. Get the details directly for the source! What is the ARG recovery residence program? How is ARG different from a halfway house? Harm reduction in sober living - how?
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Asheville Recovery Group (ARG) provides servers to adults having a diagnosed substance addiction that causes impairments impacting their ability to function independently within the community. Clients often need support to connect to and/or maintain their ongoing recovery. These individuals may be at high risk for relapse and crisis requiring acute care interventions. ARG Staff assists with oversight, referrals for mental health, medical, social, psychological, educational, financial, vocational, and other community services. This develops a maximum level of independence for clients.
Research has shown that relapse rates are high when clients in outpatient programs have to live in situations that are not supportive of recovery. This is especially true in high crime areas and where heavy drinking and drug use is common. In addition, treating homeless persons with addictions is especially challenging because they must deal
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The town of Garner, North Carolina, and the town’s Board of Adjustment entered into a consent decree with the Department resolving a lawsuit alleging that the town violated the FHA by refusing to allow Oxford House, Inc., to open a group home for eight people. Oxford House is a non-profit organization that assists in the development of
Common concerns families and clients have are: how can I trust the recovery home? How do I know it's properly managed? To be helpful we compiled a short-list of very important questions. Questions everyone should ask before...