FAQ

Q: What is Recovery Louisville?

A: Recovery Louisville is an intensive outpatient recovery program designed to help you with finding and maintaining your sobriety. You can live on or off property and attend classes four days a week with peers who are working on the same goal. We offer separate men’s and women’s groups in a therapeutic environment that help teach structure and accountability.       

Q: Can I work while involved in treatment?

A: Recovery Louisville understands that not everyone has time to do a residential long-term program because of work and other ties to the community. We offer different group times that can work with your schedule. You can begin work two weeks after being admitted into our program. 

Q: What if I have a job already?

A: We will help you work with your employer to see if it’s possible for them to hold your job for two weeks while you get started in the Recovery Louisville program. 

Q: How long is the Recovery Louisville Program?

A: Clients must attend 24 classes over a period of approximately two months. This time can vary depending on missed groups and the occasional holiday. 

Q: What if I have a court date?

A: Recovery Louisville will be sure to work with you so that you can make appointments such as court and other such meetings. This will be discussed with the staff before it happens so you and we can plan accordingly. 

Q: Will you help me get a job and housing?

A: Recovery Louisville has trained peer support specialists and counselors who will point you in the right direction to call and follow up on finding employment, housing, IDs, and other things necessary to begin a new life in sobriety. 

Q: Do you accept insurance?

A: Recovery Louisville accepts Kentucky Medicaid. We do not accept Medicare or private insurance

Q: What if I don't have insurance?

A: Please call us at 502-357-1972 and we try to help you get what you need to check in.

Q: Do I have to live on property?

A: Recovery Louisville is an intensive outpatient program. This means that you do not have to live at our facility. We offer free sober housing and meals because many of our clients are homeless or come from living situations that are not healthy to their recovery. 

Q: What if I 'm homeless?

A: We offer free sober housing and three meals a day to clients who don’t have somewhere to stay. While you are in the Recovery Louisville program, we will work with you to find and secure housing for after you complete IOP. 

Q: What can I bring with me?

A: You can bring clothes and personal hygiene items. You can bring a phone, notebooks, reading materials, and your medications. Please call about what medications we allow. You will not be allowed to bring any weapons, dangerous materials, drugs, alcohol, or pornographic material.

Q: Is your facility safe?

A: Our facility is staffed 24/7 and we do our best to make sure that people are safe and living in an environment that is conducive to sobriety.

Q: Will I be locked inside your facility?

A: Recovery Louisville is not a lockdown facility. We do have staff on hand 24/7 to make sure that help is available and to monitor those coming in and out. 

Q: What is expected of me?

A: Before you check in, we will go over everything we expect from you. We expect you to stay sober from all drugs and alcohol, show respect to the people around you, attend all required groups and classes, and help take care of personal and shared areas.

Q: What if I'm part of the LGBTQ+ community?

A: We have both a men’s and a women’s campus and many of our clients are part of the LGBTQ+ community. Please call us so that we can make arrangements that are most comfortable for you. 

Q: What happens after I complete the program?

A: Once you complete the Recovery Louisville program, we offer transitional housing for a small weekly price. You will still have responsibilities and rules to abide by while living on campus, but you will have more freedom. You also have the option of going home or to another facility or program that you have set up.

Q: If I get discharged from housing, am I discharged from IOP?

A: Not automatically. If you are discharged from on property housing, you can continue to attend Recovery Louisville meetings and classes provided that you did not use drugs or alcohol and followed the rules. If you are ineligible for services, you are no longer allowed to attend meetings and classes.

Q: How do I get started?

A: Get started by checking into detox at The Healing Place Men’s Campus, located at 1020 W. Market or The Healing Place Women’s Campus, located at 1503 S. 15th. You can also call us at 502-357-1972.