Women’s Transitional Residence
Located in Asheville, North Carolina, our transitional sober living home for women, The Grace House at Real Recovery, is a step toward a new beginning for women suffering from addiction. We equip clients with the skills and tools needed to help them rebuild their lives, reconnect with loved ones, and recover from substance abuse.
Women-Specific Addiction Treatment
Our women’s sober living home is also specifically tailored to women’s needs. Why would they need different treatment than men? Many factors such as the following need to be taken into account:
- Progression of Addiction – Women often become more quickly addicted than men.
- Medical Issues – There are many more medical issues from addiction that women are prone to versus men, including infertility, early menopause, and more.
- Connection – Women are biologically wired differently than men in finding more value in relationships. Because addiction is so isolating, recovery for women often involves connecting with other patients. This can be through relapse prevention activities or other means.
Because of these and many more factors, Real Recovery is dedicated to providing a nurturing, connected environment that specifically builds women up.
The Value of Transitional Residence
Treatment for women who have an addiction can be hard to navigate, especially when there are so many options available. However, we believe that transitional residences are a great choice for women who need support in maintaining sobriety during recovery.
The environment provided by a transitional residence is safe and supportive, and provides an opportunity for women to connect every day with others that are also recovering. Rules and a structured schedule help those in recovery stay on track to becoming whole again.
Overall, it helps women heal in a way that is appropriate to their own unique situation.
Let us help you take this first step to creating a new, healthy life.
Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)
Focusing on providing a supportive, nurturing environment, our program leverages the use of medication assisted treatment (MAT) to provide a safe, responsible sober living environment. Our ASAM-certified physician addresses your medication needs by using Sublocade. It offers a uniquely responsible approach to MAT-supported recovery housing.
This medication can help make sobriety easier to maintain in many ways, including:
- Normalizing brain chemistry
- Blocking the effects of alcohol and/or opioids
- Relieving cravings
- Stabilizing body functions
The Women’s MAT program is tailored to fit your specific needs. Our treatment team will work with you to help make sure you are both safe and comfortable.
What is Sublocade?
Sublocade is an FDA-approved, injectable form of buprenorphine, a medication used to treat opiate addiction. Sublocade releases a steady dose of buprenorphine for one month, and works by reducing cravings and withdrawal symptoms.
Sublocade offers important benefits not currently provided by the sublingual form of buprenorphine. Medication is steadily released into the blood stream, which helps patients to be compliant with the regimen, and diversion is a non-issue.
What is Vivitrol?
Vivitrol is a brand name for an extended-release injection of naltrexone. It can be used to help people maintain abstinence while recovering from an opioid or alcohol dependence. Other formulations of naltrexone are available in oral tablet form, but Vivitrol is administered as an intramuscular solution once per month.
All forms of naltrexone work by stopping the euphoria and sedation that central nervous system depressants, specifically alcohol and opioids, can cause. The medicine binds to those receptor sites in lieu of the intoxicating substances and stays there for a long time. When a person taking any form of naltrexone as prescribed relapses, the drug will not bind to the opioid receptor sites, so there will be no high associated with using the substance after detoxing.