Please read Dr. Miles’ article in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs titled, “Assessing Technical Assistance Needs among Recovery Residence Operators in the United States. “
Recovery support services such as recovery housing assist individuals with increasing their access to social support, employment services, and systems of care. Lack of evidence-based practices and calls for increased oversight of these settings suggests a growing need for technical assistance and training for recovery residence owners and staff, yet little is known about their areas of greatest need for technical assistance. We developed and administered a survey to assess the technical assistance needs of recovery housing operators in the United States using a convenience sample of individuals who own or operate a recovery residence (N = 376). A total of 77 owners/operators completed the survey (20% response rate), representing urban, suburban, and rural communities. To read the full article.
Assessing Technical Assistance Needs among Recovery Residence Operators in the United States. Miles J, Bunn T, Kizewski A, Jennings T, Waters T, Johnson D, Sheridan D, Fletcher E. J Psychoactive Drugs. 2021 Jul 16:1-8. PMID: 34269163 DOI: 10.1080/02791072.2021.1941442. Online ahead of print.