Sober Living of AZ is an Arizona based network that provides highly structured transitional living options for men and women who are in the early stages of recovery. The homes are gender-specific and offer resources for both addiction and co-occurring disorders. There are two separate programs: one geared towards young adults up to the age of 35 and one referred to as the executive adult program for those who are 35 and older. Sober Living of AZ specializes in relapse prevention along with 12-step support and holistic approaches.
Accommodations and Amenities
The modern, upscale homes where clients reside during their stay boast comfortable and spacious quarters. The men’s and women’s homes are spread out throughout the state with locations in Sedona, Chandler, Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe. All of the facilities are situated in private and quiet neighborhoods, and can accommodate between six and nine clients per home. Clients share bedrooms that were usually double occupancy, but in some cases if the rooms were larger than it could fit up to three, with some en suite bathrooms. Common areas included large living rooms with flat screen TVs with cable, a game room and vast backyard space with sparkling pools.
All meals are prepared and served by an on-site chef made with the healthiest ingredients. Meals are served family style, though some changes can be accommodated depending on any dietary restrictions.
Rules and Regulations
One thing that sets Sober Living of AZ apart is that there are actual intensive inpatient services provided in addition to the sober living aspects of treatment. They offer detox and four to 12 week residential programming that then step-down to a sober living residence and continued outpatient treatment at an off-site location. Trough the facility where clients have treatment is for both men and women, for the most part they are separated during therapy. Usually clients participate in an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) during the week that takes place three times a week for three hours. These days consists of group and individual therapy, relapse prevention and psychoeducation. There are also regular AA/NA or SMART Recovery meetings, life skills training and dual diagnosis support.
Gender-specific programming is an essential element of treatment at Sober Living of AZ. The men and women explore issues that are related to gender and addiction, and also only deal with therapists who are of the same sex. Treatment consists of exploring past traumas and getting to the root of where the addiction began. Medication management services are also available.
There are residential staff members who are on call 24 hour hours a day at each location, and therapeutic staff at the outpatient facilities who are LPC, psychiatrists and CADC.
Every clients gets a gym membership and has access to daily exercise, in addition to private, in studio yoga. There are weekend outings where clients go hiking, horseback riding, have movie nights, go shopping, or explore the cities where they live.
Additional holistic treatment approaches include animal and equine therapy, guided meditation practices and adventure therapy.
Sober Living of AZ stands out from the rest of the sober living community in the sense that it not only provides luxury living accommodations and activities, but it also is strongly grounded with the structure of residential treatment and the 12 steps. Clients live in beautiful areas and have endless support from each other and staff.
Sober Living of AZ
10446 N 74th St #120
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
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