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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sober Living? And How long is the average stay for residents at Fireside? 

Sober Living is a managed and peer-supportive environment for those transitioning from inpatient substance treatment before independent living.  We encourage residents to stay active at Fireside until a minimum of one year of sobriety is reached (statistics support a minimum of one year of sobriety for long term success).  (Source: An Eight-Year Perspective on the Relationship Between the Duration of Abstinence and Other Aspects of Recovery)

We have a zero-tolerance policy on drugs and alcohol.  Random and regular urinalysis and breathalyzer tests are given to residents. Possession and/or use of alcohol or illegal drugs (limited exemptions for doctor prescribed medications) will result in eviction.

Yes. Detox and inpatient treatment are necessary in the “substance abuse recovery chain.” We are happy to discuss your options that will position you for lifelong recovery.

Yes, the Fireside Recovery sober living home is centrally located near public transportation and has some room on-site for personal vehicles.  From our location, jobs at a variety of skill levels are available.

Al-anon offers a recovery program for the family and friends of those affected by substance abuse.

Sober Living Comparison

Go At It Alone* Basic High End Fireside
Safe & Sober Living Environment Accredited by NARR and TROHN* ? ?
MAT (Medication-Assisted Treatment) Friendly ? ?
Recovery Specialist, Personal Trainer, Registered Dietitian (Available) ?
 Substance Screening
Smooth Continuum of Care: Resident Monitoring and Communication with Loved Ones, Counselors, and Doctors
Live-in House Manager
Food Included
Community Service and Fun Group Activities
Sober Recovery Accountability Meetings
Therapeutic Service, Psychiatrist, Counselor
Average Cost Comparison $ $ $$$$ $$

* Go It Alone Program assumes no substance screening, no managed accountability and no group support system.  While research shows this to be a low probability of success model, it is added here for reference.  Figure includes the average monthly rent for an apartment in the DFW area plus comparable utilities and costs.  Supervision and substance tests are not calculated in the Go it Alone model.

* Fireside Recovery is a proud member of the Texas Recovery Oriented Housing Network (TROHN) an Affiliate of the National Alliance for Recovery Residences (NARR).

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How Sober Living
Aids in the Substance
Abuse Recovery Process

Fireside Recovery is a great option for substance abuse recovery. Find the support, community, and resources that you need to help in the recovery process, at a price level that works for you and your loved ones. As one of the best values for sober living homes in DFW, Fireside Recovery is ready to come alongside you in your journey to recovery. We Recover Together.

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