Transitional housing is a very useful resource for people in ID. who have completed a drug or alcohol rehab program but still need time to fully re-adjust to normal life and the real world. For a person who has abused drugs and alcohol to self medicate and especially for long term addicts, the world can seem like a daunting place now that he or she has to endure life without alcohol or drugs. Transitional housing in ID. offers a safe atmosphere where those who are in this phase of the drug rehab experience can slowly grow to be comfortable with the idea of rebuilding their life without drugs and on their own. While in transitional housing individuals can continue to participate in individualized and group counseling as needed to help them along, and also to find steady employment and housing so that they have a strong shot at remaining abstinent and being to have a fruitful and happy life.