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Section 5119.39 | Certification or accreditation of recovery housing residences.


(A) The department of mental health and addiction services shall monitor the operation of recovery housing in this state by doing either of the following:

(1) Certifying recovery housing residences through a process established by the department;

(2) Accepting accreditation, or its equivalent for recovery housing, from one or more of the following:

(a) The Ohio affiliate of the national alliance for recovery residences;

(b) Oxford house, inc.;

(c) Any other organization that is designated by the department for purposes of this section.

(B) If the department certifies recovery housing residences, the department shall, in rules adopted under section 5119.397 of the Revised Code, establish requirements for initial certification and renewal certification, as well as grounds and procedures for disciplinary action against operators of recovery housing residences.

Last updated October 4, 2023 at 2:03 PM

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