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Stages Of Recovery Inc. - Lubbock - Addiction Treatment Services

4413 71st Street Suite G-101, Lubbock, Texas, 79424
Our mission is to promote a foundation in recovery from alcohol, drugs and other related behaviors by providing a safe and structured environment. We provide independent sober living and Intensive Outpatient services for both men and women. Our programs emphasizes honesty, trust, and respect so clients can heal with the help of a nurturing 12-step based home where coping and communication skills are encouraged. This allows a safe way of learning to live when getting out of a rehabilitation environment or a home that was of complete isolation. Our focus is to provide a peaceful and structured sober community in which residents are proactive in their recovery while learning to address their needs and problems in a mature manner. We are supporters of the continuum care model of recovery. It’s important to us and our clients that they attend our Intensive Outpatient Program. We feel that it’s important to have a strong clinical foundation as well as having a quality of living that is conducive to ones sobriety and personal growth. This will enable confidence and self worth, while learning how to build on their strengths and utilize the tools provided by our compassionate staff as well a 12-step program. Our structured sober living is instrumental in building a new way of living. It will not feel normal in early recovery but this allows each person to help each other remain disciplined with the day to day things that are essential to maintain a strong foundation for long term sobriety.

Facility Highlights

  • We are rated A+ with the BBB
  • Highly focused on fostering the value of self-reliance
  • Our founders are in recovery themselves


  • Individual Therapy

    This term describes one-on-one therapy, in which a patient and trained counselor, social worker, psychologist or psychiatrist meets privately with a patient to discuss challenges related to lifestyle, work, family and romantic relationships that may have contributed to the development of an addiction.
  • Client & Family Support Groups

    Group therapy is a vital component of addiction recovery treatment, considered as important and effective (sometimes even more so) than individual therapy. Benefits include reducing isolation and loneliness and providing the opportunity to learn from others in recovery. In the addiction setting, group therapy is run by trained professionals who guide participants toward a shared goal of recovery.

Facility Settings

  • Residential Neighborhood

Meet the Staff

  • Stephen Medley
    Stephen MedleyCEO and Marketing Director
    Steve is the founding owner of Stages of Recovery, Inc. and The Door Sober Living Community. A visionary with a passion for those in recovery, Steve saw a need in the community and decided to take matters into his own hands. Steve has 16 years of recovery time, getting clean at the age of 19, and showing many of our younger clients that it is still possible to have fun in recovery. Steve graduated from Texas Tech University as a member of the Collegiate Recovery Community at The Center for the Study of Addiction and Recovery with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration. Steve is the leader of the company and an inspiration to all the other staff members.
  • Ian "Cole" Watts
    Ian "Cole" WattsCFO and Program Director
    Cole and Steve founded The Door Sober Living Community together. Cole is the details behind the program. As Program Director, he conceived and implemented The Door concept and has written multiple grants for the program and others. Cole was born and raised in Lubbock and has been in recovery for 8 years, proving that you can get clean in the same town you live in. He is a proud graduate of the Lubbock Country Drug Court program. Cole graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor Degree in Social Work. His focus in the company is to make sure that the activities stay true to the spirit of recovery and the mission and vision of the company.

Financial Details

  • Up to 60%

Treatment Center Links

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Located in Lubbock, Texas, Stages of Recovery provides gender-specific sober living services along with an intensive outpatient program (IOP) for adults struggling with substance use disorder. It's among the 51 percent of treatment facilities in Texas to offer an IOP level of care. The facility is designed for individuals in early recovery who need extra support while they learn to navigate and establish a long-term sober lifestyle.


Each clients receives an initial assessment to ensure the program provides the appropriate level of care for thier needs. The IOP utilizes the Matrix Model, which is an outpatient treatment modality used by 46.4 percent of facilities in Texas. It's also 12-step based and requires clients to attend Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and/or Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings regularly.

IOP groups are held in the evening to accommodate residents' work or school schedules. There are also weekly family education groups available for loved ones. In addition, clients may take advantage of sober coaching services provided by a partner facility for an additional fee.


The staff-to-client ratio is 1:7, and the clinical director is a licensed clinical social worker. The facility also employs doctoral-level counselors, recovery coaches, house managers, and licensed therapists.


The Door, a 43-bed sober living facility, provides fully furnished apartments with private and semi-private rooms, full kitchens, cable TV, internet access, and washer/dryers. House managers live on-site and administer regular and random drug and alcohol screenings. There are three-month, six-month, and one-year leases available.


Mat, the one former client surveyed by Rehabs.com to date, gave Stages of Recovery positive feedback. He indicated that the treatment was effective and wrote: "Thankyou for all the help and support you guys gave me when I lived there."

The facility also fared well on secondary sites, earning an average rating of 4.9 out of five stars based on 44 Google reviews[1] and a 4.8 out of five star review based on the opinions of 64 individuals on Facebook, which the facility may manage[2]. Across both sites, alumni praised the program for its caring staff and comprehensive IOP. "They have a wonderful program, excellent staff, and great apartments for rent for sober living," Catron wrote in a representative review on Google.


Denise, the one loved one polled by Rehabs.com at the time of this writing, also gave Stages of Recovery highly positive feedback. The mother of a former client, she expressed gratitude to the staff for their dedication and noted that she would recommend the program highly to others. "They are dedicated, encouraging, and have the tools to help guide and strengthen those that are struggling with addictions and also help in supporting the families that are affected as well," she wrote.


Fees for sober living range from $565 to $665 per month for men and $795 to $895 per month for women. No information concerning insurance coverage for IOP is currently available.

[1] GoogleReviews
[2] https://www.facebook.com/pg/stagesofrecovery/reviews/

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