Recurrence of Use: Physical Safety

Recurrence of Use in Recovery Housing > Recurrence of Use: Physical Safety


Here are some best practice tips for maintaining the physical safety of the recovery home and the community within.

  • Take steps to ensure that the home is free from alcohol and illicit drugs.
  • Walk with residents through the property to identify any potential safety hazards
  • Ensure all locks, doors and windows are working appropriately and that the home is physically secure
  • Discuss resident’s individual recovery plans with them and connect any residents who need additional support to additional services or supports.