Freedom House Review
Located a two hours’ drive north of Boston in Effingham, New Hampshire, Freedom House is a sober living facility that provides a safe and stable environment as well as an abstinence-based curriculum for men in the beginning stages of their recovery journey. The facility is part of Granite Recovery Centers, and offers transitional accommodations and support on a step-down basis from the residential program. The 12-step recovery model is an integral aspect of the programming. Medication management is not offered.
Accommodations and Amenities
Freedom House is situated in a large cabin on the side of Green Mountain. The rustic landscape provides a serene atmosphere ideal for recovery. With accommodations for 17 residents, residents can expect both privacy and a tight-knit peer community.
While clients are surrounded by natural beauty, the facility nevertheless provides some amenities. The cabin offers a large kitchen with appliances, a spacious common room with comfortable furnishings and a flat screen TV as well as a fireplace. Residents share bedrooms with full-sized beds, storage space and ensuite bathrooms.
Rules and Regulations
The facility provides a stable, sober environment far removed from the hustle and bustle of city life. This atmosphere enables residents to not only focus on recovery but also to adopt new positive changes and a healthier lifestyle. To this end, Freedom House has offerings one might associate with a residential program. Residents participate in regular 12-step recovery meetings, group therapy as well as weekly meetings that focus on in-house issues and personal developments.
The facility offers holistic approaches like a mindfulness meditation practice and yoga training. Spirituality is an integral aspect of the community. As such, residents participate in Big Book study groups as well as process groups. Freedom House also provides life and career training courses like goal setting and achievement. The facility is run by a small team that includes a recovery specialist, sober living manager and operations manager.
Freedom House is part of the Granite Recovery Centers treatment organization. The facility provides abstinence-based transitional living accommodations and extended care for men that have finished residential treatment. In addition to the peaceful environment and support system, residents benefit from a multifaceted curriculum that includes skills training and 12-step. For men seeking a beautiful place and spiritual path, Freedom House is an excellent option.
Freedom House Location
244 High Watch Rd
Effingham, NH 03882
Freedom House Cost
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