Date & Time
Monday, October 9, 2023, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location Name
The Presidential Ballroom (Salon IV-VII)
Session Type
Single-Speaker Presentation
Intended Audience
Anyone seeking to know the evidence base for recovery housing.
Level of Experience
Intermediary -- Attendees should be familiar with basic aspects of topic and/or recovery housing.

A science-informed conceptualization of recovery processes and milestones will be presented. Recovery trajectories vary depending on primary substance, sexual minority status, and Native American identity. Evidence on Muslims in the U.S. and substance use disorders will be reviewed. Comparative trials on the effectiveness of recovery housing and implications for racial health equity will be presented. A real-world example from VARR will show how to use recovery housing to build recovery capital and dismantle health inequities.

Upon completing this session, attendees will be able to: 1. identify recovery milestones. 2. analyze long-term recovery: nature and scope of recovery support services. 3. measure the effectiveness of recovery housing: a look under the hood.
Counselor Skill Group
Discharge and Continuing Care
Session Materials