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Substance Use Disorder: Prevalence of Recovery Homes, and Selected States' Investigations and Oversight, Statement of Mary Denigan-Macauley Director, Health Care, Testimony Before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate   [open pdf - 205KB]

From the Highlights: "Substance abuse and illicit drug use, including the use of heroin and the misuse of alcohol and prescription opioids, is a growing problem in the United States. Individuals with a substance use disorder may face challenges in remaining drug- and alcohol-free. Recovery homes can offer safe, supportive, drug- and alcohol-free housing to help these individuals maintain their sobriety and can be an important resource for recovering individuals. [...] This statement describes (1) what is known about the prevalence of recovery homes across the United States; and (2) investigations and actions selected states have undertaken to oversee such homes."

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GAO-20-214T
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2019-10-24
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Public Domain
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Government Accountability Office: https://www.gao.gov/
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