Lakeview Health and Stepping Stone Center for Recovery Earn Florida Association of Recovery Residences Certification Delivering Quality Support in Addiction Recovery-Oriented Housing
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (July 16, 2018) – Lakeview Health Holdings, the parent company of Lakeview Health and Stepping Stone Center for Recovery, is proud to announce the Jacksonville-based addiction treatment facilities earned their Florida Association of Recovery Residences (FARR) certification. “It is with pleasure I report we received no corrective action requests and have become certified at both Lakeview Health and Stepping Stone Center for Recovery,” said Alan Goodstat, LCSW, Lakeview Health’s chief operating officer. “As part of our certification process, we are excited that Joseph Hansel, a behavior health supervisor at the facilities, has become a certified recovery resident manager.” Founded in 2011 as the Florida Affiliate of the National Alliance for Recovery Residences (NARR), the Florida Association of Recovery Residences (FARR) was created to fulfill the need to assess and oversee standards-based recovery support services provided in community-based, housing settings. Recent statute changes in Florida law has mandated transitional and sober homes must be FARR certified. The Certification is a consultative process involving a review of applicant’s policies and procedures, clinical and housing program, consents, HR practices and documentation specific to resident care issues. “The certification for our recovery residences compliments the highly compliant and ethical treatment services we offer in Jacksonville,” stated Goodstat. “I am proud of this accomplishment and all the staff who helped make it possible.” About Lakeview Health Founded in 2001, Lakeview Health serves individuals with addiction and psychiatric disorders. The company takes an integrative health approach that addresses the medical, psychological, physical and spiritual aspects of recovery. Lakeview offers gender-responsive detox and inpatient services at the flagship location in Jacksonville, Florida. Their continuum of care allows patients to move successfully toward a life in recovery. To learn more, visit www.LakeviewHealth.com. About Stepping Stone Center for Recovery Founded in 2006, Stepping Stone Center for Recovery uses a multidisciplinary method to serve individuals with addiction and psychiatric disorders. The facility offers an integrative health approach that addresses the medical, psychological, physical and spiritual aspects of recovery. In addition to state licenses, Stepping Stone is also accredited by The Joint Commission, the nation’s leader in developing standards and best practices for healthcare facilities. Their continuum of care provides patients with the education and tools to move successfully toward and maintain a life in recovery. To learn more, visit www.steppingstonecenter.com.