October 5, 2017

DAYTON: Overdose deaths in Montgomery County are at the year's lowest level- about 40 a month- after hitting a high of 80 in May. Now, a community team working on the problem believes a key to reducing the number further is through longer-term recovery housing, which c...

December 1, 2016

CLEVELAND - The heroin crisis, according to the New York Times, is killing almost as many Americans as the AIDS crisis did at its height.

Local leaders are pushing for major solutions as more people die from overdosing on heroin in Ohio, than anywhere else in the countr...

October 4, 2016

Audio Report:

Ken Aligata of the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery ran through an inspection of a sober living home in the quiet, picturesque neighborhood of Clinton, Connecticut. Seven people with...

August 31, 2016

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LAS VEGAS, Aug. 31, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced an initiative that will use USDA's rural development resources to help fill the need for trans...

There’s no denying that a number of factors outside of addictions treatment significantly impact a person’s long-term recovery. Chief among those is their environment, including their housing.

Even in the best of circumstances with a supportive family and safe home, mak...

It would be foolish to expect an addict — straight out of jail, treatment, or both — to find a sober night’s sleep under a bridge, said Jared Owen, a man in recovery.

With not enough housing options in the state, Owens said recovering addicts are frequently left with th...

March 2, 2016

Date: Friday, March 4, 2016 at 12pm


March First Fridays with BRSS TACS:

What if I am the Only Peer on My Team? Leading the Way in Behavioral and Integrated Healthcare Settings


First Fridays with BRSS TACS is a monthly opportunity to meet with nationally recognized leade...

January 22, 2016

Date: January 26th, 2016 10am-1pm


Download the "What Level am I" Presentation


The Ohio Department of Transportation Auditorium

4200 Surface Road

Columbus, Ohio 43228


The general purpose of the resource meetings are to offer a community of shared learning, departmental an...

January 22, 2016

The 4th Friday of every of month (Jan. thru Oct. 2016), reentry resource providers will host a networking opportunity for individuals with felonies/misdemeanors, people in supervision or off of supervision and anyone recently released from jail/prison.


The meetings wil...

February 25, 2015

Download the Ohio Recovery Housing Presentation


Date: February 24, 2015


The general purpose of the resource meetings are to offer a community of shared learning, departmental and partner updates, and an opportunity to network with recovery housing providers and stakeho...

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ORH Associates UNITE to Face Addiction


ORH Associates and supporters join tens of thousands of advocates at the UNITE to Face Addiction rally in Washington, D.C.

Drug support group stresses compassion


ORH's Lori Criss speaks at Crawford County's Together We Hurt annual fundraiser to emphasize  importance of creating a compassionate community for recovering addicts.

Recovery homes refine operational standards, embrace states' support



As they embark on their organization's Best Practices Summit next month in Washington, D.C., leaders in the National Alliance for Recovery Residences (NARR) see numerous signs of the maturation of their segment of the continuum of support.

Lake Geauga Recovery Centers has purchased a home in Chardon with plans on making it Geauga County's first recovery home...

Governor Kasich Signs Budget Bill with Strong Support of Recovery Housing


On June 30th, Governor Kasich signed the budget for State Fiscal Years 2016-2017, and through a veto, he sent a strong message in support of recovery and against the stigma that faces Ohio families suffering with addiction. 


This budget includes a $5 million appropriation to expand and support access to recovery housing.  $2.5 million is allocated to the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (MHAS) for each year of the biennium with the following specifications:


Addiction Professional magazine publishes article on Recovery Residence


They still face the sting of unwelcoming neighbors and the stigma from bad-apple operators in their own ranks, but overwhelming evidence suggests. . .

Sober living facility for men to open soon

January 25, 2015

MARION – A sober living facility for men recovering from alcohol and drug addiction will open on Feb. 2...

Columbus Dispatch highlights Serenity Street Foundation House

December 12, 2014

Recovery houses fill void for addicts...

Housing and treatment providers take step toward collaboration

November 17, 2014

The need for housing for people with sunstance use disorders (SUDs) - including those actively using, without housing, in treatment, waiting for treatment or in recovery - is being looked at in a cohesive way.


State makes addicts’ recovery a top priority

November 14, 2014

Ohio Mental Health and Addiction Services pledged $10 million for recovery housing beds in hardest-hit communities.

State to provide $10 million to create more addiction recovery beds

November 7, 2014

In response to the highest rate of opiate overdose deaths ever in the state, Ohio will invest millions of dollars to help recovering drug abusers fight addiction for life. 

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