State Task Force Releases Recommendations for Voluntary Certification of Recovery Houses


A Pennsylvania task force has released a long-awaited proposal for creating the state's first voluntary certification process for recovery houses, an unregulated industry that has come under public scrutiny in recent years. The report — submitted earlier this month to the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs by the Certified Drug and Alcohol Recovery Housing Task Force — includes a definition for recovery residences and building standards, an ethics code and minimum policies and procedures for operating the homes, which house individuals recovering from substance addiction. Read more here.

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