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CAARR is a non-profit organization which serves as the principle voice for social model recovery programs throughout California. Its members include: recovery homes, sober living environments, neighborhood recovery centers and social detoxification programs. Services to members include advocacy for social model programs at the federal, state and local levels of government, as well as in the community.
The mission of the California Association of Addiction Recovery Resources (CAARR) is to encourage the development, expansion, and continuing quality of alcohol and other drug programs in California through advocacy, education, training and positive role modeling.
Since CAARR's formation in 1972, they have provided quality training and technical assistance to programs and individuals through state and county contracts and have been involved in successfully staging two conferences a year for membership, with an emphasis on training.