About Oak Tree Recovery Homes
With the Blue Ridge Mountains providing a back drop, Oak Tree Recovery Homes for men provides five majestic sober living homes located in Asheville, North Carolina. The houses are located within one half mile of each other, so the sober living community of 18 men remains close knit. Daily morning meetings are facilitated by a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor or Peer Support Specialist.” Guests are required to attend a minimum of five community 12-step meetings per week and acquire a sponsor, homegroup, and service commitment within their first thirty days. There are also three in-house evening meetings per week. All properties have strong, recovery oriented, full-time, live-in house managers.
The Oak Tree’s sober living homes are located in close proximity to major highways, employment opportunities, recovery rooms, recreation, and shopping centers, as well as being convenient to the Asheville Airport. The sober houses are comfortably furnished with TV’s in all bedrooms and living areas, appliances including washer and dryer. Services include digital cable, high speed internet, and unlimited long distance phone. All Guests upon arrival are provided with a membership to the local fitness club which includes free weights, cardio, and sauna. We also plan several group outings to include sporting events, hiking/camping and rafting trips.
Guests at Oak Tree Recovery Homes come from all over the country to get a fresh start in a safe atmosphere where they can grow along with others in their recovery. Oak Tree prefers applicants come directly from inpatient treatment centers. We also have individuals that transition from other sober living’s, as well as those who have been unsuccessful on their own and need the structure provided by Oak Tree Recovery Homes. We encourage guests at our sober living homes to work their chosen program consistently. Recovery is possible once you begin to follow suggestions and live by the principles of a 12-step program.
Jonathan B. Clarke, M.Ed., LCAS Founder Emeritus
Jon is a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist with over 20 years’ experience in helping others. His enthusiasm for recovery is contagious. He is an active member of the 12-step community, both in Sevierville, TN and in Southport, NC, and participates in his own 12-step recovery program.
Jon grew up in Buffalo where he gained his experiences of challenges and triumph.
Jon founded the Oak Tree in September 2011, and this experience gave him the daily ability to work with young men in early recovery in a sober-living setting for six years. He still enjoys visiting with the guys at Oak Tree and sharing his experience and love for other people in recovery.