Could you elaborate on how we should be thinking about sober living/recovery residences in the context of this program? Who decides whether this is the most appropriate available option?

Subtopic: Program Requirements

It is the County’s responsibility to assess local needs and resources. Appropriate placement should be client led and based on client needs and interests. When meeting the Housing First principles and supporting person-centered approaches, recovery residences should be one option but not the only option available to an individual. County BHAs are encouraged to discuss the need for recovery residences with SUD staff and contractors working with the county.

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