Van Ness Recovery House offers residential addiction recovery treatment for adults 18 and over. An integrated approach combines 12-step or abstinence-based mutual support outlined in Alcoholics Anonymous; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) that focuses on exploring patterns of thinking that lead to self-destructive actions; Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) which emphasizes balancing acceptance and change, all within a social model of recovery which involves peer support and uses personal recovery experiences in a group setting as a way to help others. VNRH supports a “whole person care” to address mind, body and spirit. VNRH staff help residents access primary care and dentistry, mental health and social services. Recovery is possible and VNRH offers a loving yet rigorous approach to defeat addiction. The professional team of addiction counselors and licensed clinicians use the latest information on addiction treatment and apply to best practices.