No weapons of any kind on the grounds of Randy's House or Relevant Recovery properties. This includes inside of vehicles. Violation of this rule will result in immediate expulsion.
There is ZERO TOLERANCE for physical violence, willful destruction of property, theft, intolerant speech, sexual harassment, intimidating and/or inappropriate behavior on premises. Violation of this rule at any time can result in immediate expulsion. Any aggressive or threatening behaviors (verbal or non-verbal) will result in immediate expulsion from the program. This includes both on and off-site. Absolutely no intimidating, bullying, manipulating or harassing.
There is a ZERO TOLERANCE for the use or possession of drugs or alcohol of any kind (including but not limited to NyQuil, any OTC medicine containing alcohol, any other controlled or questionable ingredients, or anything purchased at “head shops”). ALL medications that are brought in at intake and are obtained throughout your stay must be approved before allowed in to the houses. Pick up of all medications will be between 7am-9am only at the residence. Misuse of any prescribed or OTC medicine will result in expulsion.
All participants are required to submit to random drug testing at the request of the program director or staff member designated by the director. Participant may be asked to pay for drug testing that is not of a random nature. ANY PARTICIPANT REFUSING TO SUBMIT TO TESTING OR TESTING POSITIVE FOR DRUGS OR ALCOHOL WILL BE EXPELLED FROM THE PROGRAM IMMEDIATELY. If a participant is asked to leave they must make arrangements with staff to retrieve belongings within 24 hours. Belongings left beyond arranged time will be donated or disposed of.
Do not discuss in any way the medications you are on with another participant EVER. Violation of this rule will result in immediate expulsion. No “glorifying.”
There is absolutely NO TOBACCO USE INSIDE THE HOUSE (this includes E-Cigarettes and chew). Smoking is allowed only in the areas designated outside, and fire safety procedures must be strictly adhered to. VIOLATION OF THIS RULE AT ANY TIME WILL RESULT IN IMMEDIATE EXPULSION. Butt cans are not for trash. Make certain butts are extinguished and not left on the ground.
No candles or open flame in the houses or in any program buildings. ALL fire safety rules MUST be followed AT ALL TIMES and strictly adhered to. Violation will result in immediate expulsion. Removal, deactivation, or alterations of any safety device WILL RESULT IN IMMEDIATE EXPULSION ( ie. smoke detectors, locks, etc.). No electric blankets or space heaters are allowed.
No participant may enter the bedroom or bed space of another participant EVER FOR ANY REASON. NO EXCUSES. Even if you are invited, DON'T.
Attitude is a key component of the recovery process. Only a positive attitude should be expressed in the home and with fellow residents. If your attitude is less than positive, you must keep it to yourself. A toxic attitude will not be tolerated. An inability to follow rules will be viewed as a negative attitude. You are here because you want to be, which is evident by your adherence to the rules. You may be asked to leave if there are any recurring issues.
Curfew after completing Phase I with a minimum of 30 days is 11pm Sunday-Thursday and midnight Friday and Saturday. No exceptions. It is important that you manage your time properly so you can return to the residence on time. Calling to say you will be late is necessary, however, this will not excuse you.
There is absolutely no fraternizing within the Randy's House Residence Program. Violation of this rule WILL result in someone being asked to leave the program. Recovery is the toughest prospect you face and requires all of your attention and efforts for now. Men are not allowed at the women’s house and women are no allowed at the men’s house without prior approval. All events at the houses must be pre approved by Director of Housing. At mixed events, there should always be a minimum of two women and two men.
No food or drink is allowed anywhere in the house except the kitchen and dining rooms. You may not have food or beverages (opened or unopened) other than water in your room. Failure to follow this rule may result in expulsion.
ALL participants must attend all mandatory house meetings and functions unless permitted by the director for reasons such as work or illness. Absences must be approved in advance. These meetings are mandatory so please plan accordingly.
A minimum of six recovery meetings are required each week. Meeting options include AA, NA, IOP, individual therapy, pathway of choice groups, and groups at Relevant Recovery. If you are unsure if a meeting will count towards your requirement, ask beforehand. Two groups at Relevant Recovery are required each week. Slips are to be turned in at the weekly house meeting. Community involvement (service hours) is mandatory for all participants. If you work full time you are required to give a minimum of 5 service hours per week. If you work part time, 10 service hours per week. If you do not work you are required to give 20 service hours per week. Slips need to be turned in at the weekly house meeting.
No participant shall be employed for the first 30 days. The first 30 days are for the participant to work on their recovery through meetings, service hours, groups etc.
Participants may begin working once it is deemed appropriate by a Recovery Coach or Director. Those who are on job search must strictly follow the job search guidelines.
All participants are required to obtain a sponsor or mentor for pathway of choice within two weeks of entrance into the program.
All participants are required to attend aftercare treatment. This includes but is not limited to individual therapy, IOP, etc. YOU ARE REQUIRED to make your own appointments in a timely manner and to KEEP YOUR APPOINTMENTS.
No lying down or sleeping in common areas of the houses or Relevant Recovery. No going back to bed during the day unless you have prior approval by staff (due to illness). ALL participants MUST be out of bed by 7am Mon-Fri and 10:30am on Sat-Sun. If you work weekends, it is possible to obtain approval for a 10:30am wake up time for a weekday. Meditation is daily at 8am (except Sunday). Off shifts will still be required to do meditation at some point daily.
Participants are expected to dress appropriately. No shirts/hats with explicit language, images, or drug paraphernalia. No revealing clothing or exposed underwear. No sunglasses when talking to staff or when indoors. Hats are to be off during meals, meetings, groups, etc. Clothing to be neat and clean. All participants must be fully dressed by 7:30 am or outside of bedrooms. No going out in pajamas, robes, etc. NO BARE FEET
Staff is to be treated with respect AT ALL TIMES. Participants are expected to abide by any reasonable request by a staff member regarding chores and/or rules. Loud music and abusive language is not permitted.
Program fees must be kept up to date. Continuation of unpaid program fees WILL result in expulsion from the program.
Do not borrow, loan, or gift anything to anyone EVER. This includes, but is not limited to, cigarettes, food, clothing, money, and vehicles. Participants are responsible for their own belongings. Randy's House is NOT responsible for any lost or stolen items.
Pornography is not allowed in any form. This includes but is not limited to magazines, videos, books, etc.
Illegal activities are not condoned by Randy’s House and are grounds for expulsion.
All residents are expected to abide by confidentiality and anonymity of peers. What is said in groups and meetings stays in groups and meetings.
You are responsible for getting yourself to bed on time. No going back to bed without prior approval of staff. You cannot sleep your way through recovery. Be sure you are getting enough sleep at night to be productive in your recovery.
10 pm is QUIET TIME. Please keep noise levels to a minimum in the houses.
Participants are expected to provide their own food, clothing, and personal hygiene items. Food must be labeled and stored only in the space provided for you. Any expired or spoiled food must be properly disposed of.
Individuals will be assigned a food cabinet and refrigerator space. INDIVIDUALS WILL NOT POSSESS OR CONSUME OTHER PARTICIPANT’S FOOD ITEMS UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. Violators of this rule are subject to expulsion from the program.
UPON INTAKE all personal items will be searched. These items include, but are not limited to, purses, wallets, coats, luggage, etc. All incoming packages will need to be opened in front of staff for inspection.
All participants are under a probationary period until Phase I is completed with a minimum of 30 days. Rules during the probationary period are as follows:
Absolutely NO food or beverages are allowed at ANY time in bedrooms. Only water is allowed anywhere other than the kitchen and dining areas. Any food or beverages (even unopened) will be disposed of by staff and a refocus will be issued.
All bedrooms/bed spaces must remain neat and clean, free of clutter on night stands and furniture. Dirty laundry must be kept in laundry baskets. All laundry must be completed at least weekly, including bedding.
Beds are to be made immediately upon getting up.
Cleaning of surfaces in bedrooms are the daily responsibilities of ALL roommates. Work as a team.
No participant is allowed in bedrooms or bed spaces other than their own. ALL participants must respect the space and privacy of their roommates.
No participant is allowed to go back to bed unless permitted by staff.
ALL meds that are allowed in the houses must remain in med boxes and out of sight.
Absolutely NO radio/television before 6pm or after curfew. Be respectful of your fellow participants ie, vulgar lyrics, noise level, quiet time. If using headphones, please keep one ear free at all times. Televisions will not be allowed in bedrooms.
If there is an empty bed in your room it is not for you to use in any way -it must remain free and clear at ALL times.
Absolutely NO moving furniture, beds, or any other Randy’s House property. All wall decorations (posters, pictures) need approval from staff.
On site laundry is a privilege.