Transitional housing is a very helpful resource for individuals in ND. who have completed a drug or alcohol rehabilitation program but still need time to completely re-acclimate to regular life and the real world. To a person who has abused drugs and alcohol to self medicate and especially for long term addicts, the world can feel like a daunting place now that he or she has to endure life without the use of drugs or alcohol. Transitional housing in North Dakota provides a safe atmosphere where individuals who are in this phase of the drug rehab experience can little by little grow to be comfortable with the process of restoring their life without drugs and on their own. While in transitional housing recovering addicts can continue to receive individualized and group counseling as needed to help them along, and also to obtain steady employment and housing so that they have a good chance at remaining abstinent and being to lead a successful and happy life.