Zero Tolerance for drug or alcohol use. (No engaging in illegal substance manufacturing, possession and/or distribution will be tolerated.)
Zero Tolerance for stealing. Alive Recovery is NOT responsible for any theft of any kind. Taking food from others without permission is considered stealing. We encourage you to secure your valuables in your vehicle or a personal safe.
Zero Tolerance for destruction of Alive Recovery or other Guests’ property. Do this and you may be subject to prosecution and expulsion from the house.
Zero Tolerance for sexual activity between Guests.
Zero Tolerance for physical confrontation or verbal confrontation with owners, house lead, or Guests. No yelling will be tolerated.
Any Guest who is on prescribed medications must immediately inform the house lead. All medications must be taken as prescribed and will be monitored and distributed by the house lead. Medications will be stored in a locked safe and returned to you upon moving out.
As a member of a recovering community, based on the principles of honesty, trust and helping to create a safe, tranquil, and sober environment, we request any Guest who knows that another Guest has violated any of these rules immediately report the behavior to the house lead, and/or owner.
Any visitor (non-Guest) to the property will be asked to leave immediately if owner, house lead or Guests suspect any use of illegal or illicit drugs, including alcohol. Guests who have been asked to leave due to their own breach of rules will not be permitted back on the property.
All Guests must keep their noise levels to a minimum! All music must be listened to with headphones. TV’s must be set to normal levels. No talking on your phone in the bedroom after 10PM. Please keep the peace or you will be written-up by the house lead.
Mandatory urine screening is required for the sober house safety and integrity. Refusal to give a urine or breath sample will be grounds for immediate dismissal from the house and property. All new Guests will be screened before moving in.
Upon testing positive for drugs and/or alcohol, Guest will be given the opportunity to go to detox and possibly residential treatment and return after completion to Alive Recovery. The the owner of Alive Recovery can assist you with any rehab recommendations if you request it.
Guests rooms must be clean at all times. (Guests’ beds are to be made when the Guests are not in the bed.) Take out your own garbage and do the chores assigned to you by house lead or your monthly house contribution will increase and receive a write-up notice. Clean up after yourself, no one is your maid.
Curfew is 10:00 PM Sunday through Thursday and 12:00 AM Friday and Saturday. Guests are not permitted to have overnight visitors. All visitors to the property must be approved by house lead or owner and must be off the property by 10:00 PM Monday thru Sunday. Visitors are allowed at the house 3 days per week and only 3 hours per visit. Only one visitor at a time unless approved by house lead or owner.
Guests must sleep at the house each night unless prior arrangements have been made with house lead and/or owner, overnight passes are given on a case by case basis and must be approved by the house lead and/or owner.
Guests will participate in ongoing mandatory house chores. Chores will be checked daily. Failure to do your chores is reason for write-ups!
Guests will be allowed in common areas only. Do NOT leave the garage door open longer than 15 minutes unless moving in.
Put ALL cigarette butts in ash trays (do NOT flick them into yard). Be quiet and be respectful to your neighbors at ALL times.
The couches and sofas are meant for everyone. Only take up one space. If you need to stretch out or sleep, go to your bed.
NOTICE: If you announce the word “suicide” or talk about harming yourself, a 911 call will made to get immediate help from the authorities. The outcome of such a statement or event shall be grounds for you leaving the home immediately.