Transitional housing is a very useful resource for recovering individuals in OR. who have completed a drug rehab program but still need time to fully re-acclimate to regular life and the real world. For an individual who has used drugs or alcohol to self medicate and especially for long term addicts, the world can feel like a daunting place now that one has to get through life without the use of drugs or alcohol. Transitional housing in Oregon provides a safe atmosphere where individuals who are in this phase of the drug rehabilitation process can slowly become at ease with the process of rebuilding their life without drugs and becoming independent. While in transitional housing recovering addicts can continue to receive one-on-one 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 have a successful and happy life.