2.F.16. Sober living
NARR Standard 3.0: 2.F.16. Provide an alcohol and illicit drug free environment
For many people in recovery, a stable and safe place to live (SAMHSA’s dimension of Home) requires an environment of abstinence. This standard also provides guidance for creating a community of accountability and fostering a sober environment. This standard reflects the social model (physical environment) and should be communicated to residence operators via written policies and procedures. (See Appendix C for the NARR Position Statement on Medication-assisted Treatment.) — NARR Standard 3.0 Compendium
The standard is upheld by the following rules:
- 2.F.16.a. Policy prohibits the use of alcohol and/or illicit drug use or seeking.
- 2.F.16.b. Policy lists prohibited items and states procedures for associated searches by staff
- 2.F.16.c. Policy and procedures for drug screening and/or toxicology protocols.
- 2.F.16.d. Policy and procedures that address residents’ prescription and non-prescription medication usage and storage consistent with the residence’s level and with relevant state law.
- 2.F.16.e. Policies and procedures that encourage residents to take responsibility for their own and other residents’ safety and
Table of Contents
|2.F.16.a. Prohibited substances
|2.F.16.b. Prohibited items
|2.F.16.c. Drug screening
|2.F.16.d. Medication storage
|2.F.16.e. Peer accountability