The ECHO Foundation Sober Housing Initiative
Relapse is common for people with substance use disorders.
We need new ways to approach treatment.
Sober living homes offer individuals a safe place to continue to care for themselves in the early stages of treatment. For people who are new to treatment this time is critical in ensuring they sustain their newly learned recovery principles.
Not everyone can afford expensive inpatient or residential addiction treatment programs. And, many outcome reports are showing that longer term outpatient care is actually more effective. But, outpatient care doesn’t always include housing… so where does that leave the individual who can’t afford a safe place to live while attending an outpatient treatment program?