Serving Specific Populations in Recovery Housing: People with Mental Health Disorders
Recovery housing operators work with many specialized populations, including those who have both substance use disorder and a mental illness. This session will provide basic information and best practice guidance on how recovery housing operators can provide supportive environment for residents who experience both substance use disorders and mental illness.
Discuss an example recovery home, Mike’s Bridge House (operated by Athens Mental Health Inc., dba The Gathering Place), and how this recovery home services people who experience both substance use disorders and mental illness
Discuss the intersection between mental illness and substance use disorders
Discuss Best Practices for supporting people who have both mental illness and substance use disorders in recovery housing.