Transitional housing is a very helpful resource for recovering individuals in AK. who have graduated a drug or alcohol rehabilitation program but still need time to completely re-acclimate to regular life and the real world. For an individual who has used drugs or alcohol to self medicate and particularly for long term addicts, the world can seem like a formidable place now that one has to get through life without the use of drugs or alcohol. Transitional housing in AK. supplies a safe haven where those who are in this stage of the drug rehabilitation experience can slowly become comfortable with the idea of rebuilding their life without drugs and becoming independent. While in transitional housing those in recovery can continue to participate in one-on-one and group counseling as needed to help them along, and also to find stable employment and housing so that they have a good chance at remaining abstinent and being to have a successful and happy life.