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Resident Expectations

  • All residents must maintain complete and continuous abstinence from alcohol and all other mood altering chemicals while residing at the Recovery Zone. Kava, Kratom, smiles, bath salts, spice or any new mind altering creation are considered using and are not permitted. Use of any mind-altering drugs (not prescribed or over the counter) will result in immediate expulsion from the property.  Residents will be randomly drug tested at any time that their abstinence is in question. We have a zero tolerance policy.
  • You must notify the staff of all prescribed medications you are taking and of any med changes.
  • Residents are expected to treat each other with respect and dignity. If violence, expressed or implied, yelling, verbal threats or physical acting out has occurred you will be asked to move.
  • All residents are expected to work, volunteer, or further their education while residing at the Recovery Zone and are expected to do so within the first two weeks of their stay. Those who choose to volunteer are required to for a minimum of 20 hours every week.
  • Residents are expected to make their own bed every day, keep their personal space neat and maintain the overall cleanliness of the house. New chores are assigned and start on Friday.
  • All residents are expected to abide by the curfew.  Curfew is 1:00 a.m. This is strictly enforced. Everyone must be dressed and beds made no later than 9:00 a.m. and must be off the property by 10:30 am until 3 pm Mon – Fri if unemployed. If working full-time you may sleep in on your day off.
  • No visitors are permitted in the house. Female guests may visit only on the patio area. No men or significant others are permitted at all. If not respected you will have to move. Sexually acting out with anyone on property will not be tolerated.
  • Food and Belongings: Do not eat any food that you did not pay for! It is recommended to put your name on your food so there will be no mistakes. Do not assume that it won't bother someone - it will. If you have any doubts – ask first, if they are not there the answer is no!!! Borrowing without permission is considered stealing and is grounds for immediate dismissal. No lending or borrowing money or vehicles from residents. Lending clothes is at your own risk.
  • No one is permitted in each other’s bedrooms without them present.
  • No negative contracts. This is cause for immediate expulsion from the property. You are not helping by enabling or encouraging negative behavior. We DIE from this disease, don’t contribute to it. That is NOT being a friend.
  • All outside doors must be kept locked. This is a safety issue don’t make it a lazy issue.
  • No smoking in the house. No candles inside unattended EVER!

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