Read the fifth article, "Sovereign Health navigates California's licensing, certification and accreditation requirements for residential facilities and SLHs," which explores the differences between residential treatment facilities and sober living homes. The article also demystifies licensing, certification and accreditation, as it highlights the state and federal agencies and laws involved in regulating these facilities.
Take a look at the sixth article, "Appendix: The regulation of residential facilities and sober living in California," which provides links to resources so readers can learn more about the licensing, certification and accreditation of drug and alcohol residential treatment facilities, community care residential facilities and sober living homes in California.
For a unique perspective on the NIMBY phenomenon, read an exclusive Q&A featuring Dave Sheridan, executive director of The Sober Living Network and president of the National Alliance for Recovery Residences.
As a leading provider of behavioral health treatment, Sovereign Health cares about the issues related to residential treatment facilities and recovery residences, and the concerns of local residents about what goes on in their communities. Sovereign aims to educate the community to foster awareness and provide guidance on subjects that affect the future of mental health and addiction treatment.
The launch of Sovereign's five-part groundbreaking, inaugural NIMBY series released in August sparked an outpouring of discussion by residents in Southern California and throughout the country as it shined a light on the most critical issues of the NIMBY movement.
To follow Sovereign's Beyond NIMBY series, follow the story on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Instagram and YouTube using the hashtags #NIMBY, #NotInMyBackyard, #SanClemente, #Crimes and #SovTalk.
About Sovereign Health
Sovereign Health's mission is to provide a broad spectrum of high-quality behavioral health treatment services for adults and adolescents, including support services for family members. One factor that differentiates Sovereign from other treatment providers has been the company's ability to offer separate mental health and addiction or dual diagnosis treatment programs at its facilities. For more information, visit www.sovhealth.com.
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