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Logan Sober Living Home becoming a reality

Logan Banner photo The former site of the U.S. 119 Task Force will soon become Logan's first sober living home. Plans are to have the facility open around June 1.
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The former site of the U.S. 119 Task Force will soon become Logan’s first sober living home. Plans are to have the facility open around June 1.

LOGAN, W.Va. — A Sober Living Home in Logan will soon be a reality following the signing of a lease Saturday morning.

Pete Browning, Recovery Group Of Southern West Virginia board president, met with long-time businessman Sam Tiller, owner of Logan Hydraulics, to sign a lease on Tiller’s property located at Cherry Tree.

“This will be Logan County’s first sober living home,” Browning said.

Tony Dingess, Recovery Group of Southern West Virginia treasurer, said the home would be for those who want to continue the process of recovering from addiction in a temptation-free environment.

“It gives them the opportunity to transition back into everyday life. It’s a long-term recovery program. The program itself is a Christ-centered program, even though we are a community based organization,” Dingess said.

Dingess said many of the occupants in the home will be those in prison who need approved housing plans before being released.

“Many are looking at returning to a home where addiction is the environment.” Dingess said.

Those who are approved to live in the home will be strictly monitored with random drug testing and counseling…

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