Email WV Code

Email: Chapter 16, Article 59, Section 1

§16-59-1. Definitions.

As used in this article, the term:

(1) “Certificate of compliance” means a certificate that is issued to a recovery residence by the department’s appointed certifying agency.

(2) “Certified recovery residence” means a recovery residence that holds a valid certificate of compliance.

(3) “Department” means the Department of Health and Human Resources.

(4) “Recovery residence” means a single-family, drug-free, and alcohol-free residential dwelling unit, or other form of group housing, that is offered or advertised by any person or entity as a residence that provides a drug-free and alcohol-free living environment for the purposes of promoting sustained, long-term recovery from substance use disorder.