Brien Center Keenan House
202 Bradford Street, Pittsfield, MA, USA
Certification: Not Certified
The Brien Center Keenan House is a coed sober house in Pittsfield.
Sober living houses also called sober homes and sober living environments, are facilities that provide safe housing and supportive, structured living conditions for people exiting drug rehabilitation programs. Sober houses serve as a transitional environment between such programs and mainstream society.
Sober living homes are group residences for people who are recovering from addiction. In most instances, people who live in sober homes have to follow certain house rules and contribute to the home by doing chores. Most importantly, residents must stay sober throughout their stay in the home.
To provide high quality, comprehensive mental health and substance abuse services to Berkshire residents through community-based services that promote the highest possible degree of recovery, independence and quality of life of those served. They will provide access and supports to meet the mental health and substance abuse needs of individuals of all ages, race, and cultures, and intellects, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities. They will ensure effective and culturally competent care to promote recovery. They will accomplish this by working in partnership with state agencies, individuals, families, and other providers. They have an overarching goal of promoting recovery principles and resiliency through collaboration. In order to meet this goal, they will encourage: individual and family active involvement in the treatment process ; culturally and linguistically competent care; employ trained staff who uphold these principles; whenever possible, use evidence-based practices; operate programs efficiently.