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Ohio’s Recovery Housing Conference Draws Large, Diverse Crowd

On October 7 & 8, 2013, representatives from across the State of Ohio met at the scenic Deer Creek State Park lodge for a Recovery Housing Conference and Training. The room was packed! Staff had to roll in two extra tables to accommodate the number of attendees representing a diverse cross section: State and local government…

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Sunshine State Beams About Recovery Residences

The 2013-2014 General Appropriations Act (GAA) directed the Florida Department of Children and Families (Department) to submit a report on recovery residences to the Legislature by October 1, 2013 Referencing studies completed by Connecticut, Massachusetts and Hawaii, the report points out that recovery residences are not treatment providers.  Instead, they offer recovery oriented housing and…

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AA GSO publish statement on anonymity and advocacy

The General Service Office of Alcoholic Anonymous published a statement on anonymity. They answer the questions: [list type=check_list] Why is anonymity important? Is it an anonymity break to tell people I am an sober alcoholic? Is it okay for AA members to get involved in lobby for new legislation? Not as representative of AA. Is…

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