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Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County Applauds New Fair Housing Rule

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Name: Angie D. Smith Title: Education and Outreach Project Manager Phone: 561.721.6095 Email address: asmith@legalaidpbc.org Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County Applauds New Fair Housing Rule WEST PALM BEACH, […]

Caroline County earns national achievement award for its Recovery Community Program

    N E W S  R E L E A S E   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 9, 2015 CONTACT: Brian Namey, bnamey@naco.org Alan Partin, apartin@co.caroline.va.us John Shinholser, johns@mcshin.org   Caroline County earns national […]

A Mother’s Act: Advocating for Increased Naloxone Access

February 2015 Dear Floridians​: “A Mother’s Act” is a grassroots coalition of healthcare professionals, treatment providers, advocates, educators, family members, and friends who support increased access to naloxone, the antidote to an opioid overdose, in […]

Over the Last Year…

  Over the last year, FARR achieved these “top ten” milestones: At present; FARR has completed the certification of 48 programs operating 352 recovery homes that provide safe, dignified and peer-supportive housing to 1,424 individuals […]

FARR Partners In Excellence

Once again, this year’s “Sober Home” legislative initiative failed to make its way to the Governor’s desk for signature. But, unlike previous years, it was a close race right up to the wire. Though Senate […]

Inaction on sober homes in Florida may set stage for legislation in 2015…

A Florida legislative session that unfolded against the backdrop of local government unrest over recovery residences essentially ended where it began for the recovery homes, as House-adopted legislation providing for voluntary certification of the residences […]

Recovery residences’ reputation rides in part on treatment centers

Florida recovery home operators who would like to see more widespread use of standards that would further separate high-quality homes from pretenders know they cannot succeed by acting alone. Much of their strategy for professionalizing […]

Though still in its infancy, FARR takes some big steps….

Posted by Whitney Lehman on Feb 14, 2013 3:55:00 PM Florida has long been home to some of the finest recovery homes in the nation; residences operated by ethical management who are singularly focused on the well-being […]

FARR Welcomes The Sanctuary as a Certified Member!

Posted by Whitney Lehman on Apr 5, 2013 11:38:00 AM The Sanctuary in Delray Beach has been in existence since 2005 with the intent of offering a structured sober living environment in lovely homes with 24 hour […]

FARR Welcomes The Lilly Pad as a Certified Member!

Posted by Whitney Lehman on Apr 5, 2013 11:48:00 AM The Lilly Pad is a beautiful all women’s recovery residence that helps residents develop a solid foundation in recovery immediately following treatment. As a level three recovery […]

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