Common Questions

At Saguaro Recovery, we take a comprehensive approach to help our guests create a foundation for their lives.

Recovery and healing take much more than a bed and a drug test. At Saguaro Recovery we combine unparalleled support with a premier living space to give you true supportive living. We understand you may have questions about supportive and sober living – and we have included the most common questions and answers below. If you are looking for additional information, don’t hesitate to give us a call.

Q: How much does supportive living cost?

A: Scottsdale: 60 days upfront is $3,100 per 30 days. 30 days upfront is $3,400 per 30 days. Private rooms are $5,900 per 30 days.

Houston: 60 days upfront is $3,300 per 30 days. 30 days upfront is $3,600 per 30 days. Private rooms are $6,000 per 30 days.

All groceries are included with the price of stay.

Q: Where are you located?

A: Our homes are located in North Scottsdale, and North Phoenix.

Q: Are you licensed in Arizona?

A: Yes, Saguaro Recovery is licensed by the Arizona Recovery Housing Association and the Arizona Department of Health Services.

Q: Will I be drug tested?

A: Yes, all guests are required to submit to random urinalysis and breathalyzer testing to maintain a safe environment.

Q: Do I have to go to treatment before moving in?

A: Prior treatment is often necessary for stability, but each guest will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Some guests may be ready for supportive living without prior treatment.

Q: How long do I have to be sober before moving in?

A: Guests must be abstinent from alcohol and non-prescribed drugs for at least 72 hours before moving in.

Q: Are residents required to attend 12-step meetings?

A: Guests recovering from substance use or process addictions are required to attend 4 in-person community-based recovery meetings a week. Those meetings can be from a variety of programs including 12-step programs, Recovery Dharma, and Smart Recovery. These guests must, however, work an active recovery program with a sponsor or a mentor which can only be done in 12-step programs and Recovery Dharma.

Q: How long can I stay?

A: Guests typically stay from 2 to 6 months. Guests may stay longer if they are progressing toward their goals and continue to need Saguaro Recovery’s support.

Q: What happens if I relapse?

A: Relapse is sometimes part of the recovery journey and second chances are provided. If a guest relapses, Saguaro Recovery will evaluate their desire to continue pursuing recovery. If the guest is willing, Saguaro will help find a safe place for the guest to go for 72-hours before returning to the home. Saguaro recommends using a paid companion during the time away from Saguaro’s home.

Q: Can I smoke cigarettes?

A: Smoking and vaping are allowed in designated areas only.

Q: What rules do I have to follow?

A: All guests must adhere to the house rules and accountability requirements, which can be provided upon request.

Q: Do I have to work during my stay?

A: No, guests are encouraged to focus fully on their treatment while attending an outpatient treatment program. Work is encouraged after treatment is completed and Saguaro provides space to work from its homes if needed.

Q: Can I stay away from the home overnight?

A: Yes, after being at the home for at least two weeks and being deemed stable by Saguaro Recovery. A written request in compliance with house rules must be submitted.

Q: What should I bring with me?

A: Toiletries, clothing, and personal items. Food, bedding, towels, and household supplies are provided. Any items for storage should be brought to the attention of staff.

Q: Do you allow guests on medically assisted treatment (MAT)?

A: Yes, Saguaro allows guests to be on MAT as long as they have valid prescriptions and medications are stored in a lockbox with weekly pill counts to prevent abuse.

Q: How do I get around?

A: You may use your own vehicle or take advantage of the transportation service offered for a fee to attend treatment and appointments.
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