White Papers

Accessed below are a wide range of White Papers, including those created by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Alliance for Recovery Residences (NARR), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and many others.

To read the White Papers, click on the blue buttons.

Fletcher Group White Papers


A Holistic Approach to Corrections Early Release COVID-19 Strategies

Early Release White Paper

A White Paper highlighting ARC and the Fletcher Group’s RHOAR Initiative

RHOAR White Paper

SAMHSA White Papers

How Recovery Homes Help People In Early Recovery

Recovery Homes

The Key Role of Prevention In Addressing Substance Use In America

Prevention’s Role

Best Practices and Suggested Guidelines for OUD Treatment

Best Practices

An Update On The Opioid Crisis (March, 2018)

Crisis Update

NIH White Papers

The Characteristics and Effectiveness Of Oxford House Recovery Homes

Oxford House

Principles of Drug Abuse Treatment for Criminal Justice Populations: A Research-Based Guide

Treatment Principles

Maximizing Social Model Principles in Residential Recovery Settings

Maximizing Principles

Sober Living Houses for Alcohol and Drug Dependence Outcomes

Sober Living Houses

NARR White Papers

Role of Recovery Residences in Long-term Addiction Recovery

Role Of Recovery Residences

FAQs from the National Association of Recovery Residences


To learn more about NARR, click NARR Website.

NARR-Related White Papers

Recovery Housing Issue Brief For State Policymakers

Issue Brief

Recovery Housing in Ohio Findings and Recommendations

Ohio Findings

HHS White Papers

Challenges and Rewards of Conducting Research on Recovery Residences for Alcohol and Drug Disorders

Challenges and Rewards

Other Relevant White Papers

Recovery Housing: Assessing the Evidence

Assessing the Evidence

Study Of Sober Housing In Massachusetts

Massachusetts Sober Housing

Recovery Resource Mapping: Results of a Philadelphia Recovery Home Survey

Philadelphia Survey

Support Institutions: Mobilizing Support Beyond Professional Addiction Treatment and Recovery

Support Institutions

Study Shows Low Availability Of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUDs) in Residential Treatment Settings

MOUD Availability