Annie's son speaks to families about the years of his opiate addiction on this week's Coming Up for Air episode!  

The Latest from Allies in Recovery

FROM THE SANCTUARY

Kindness & Sorrow: The Deepest Things

A poem by Naomi Shihab Nye is a poignant reminder of the ways in which hardship can soften us and open us to acts of kindness.

FROM THE BLOG

The Silent Treatment

One thing I did not realize as I found my way forward was that in addition to my own emotional suffering from almost losing him, Elliot might be traumatized by the experience with addiction himself. Due to how it affected me, I didn’t lend much empathy or understanding to the impact it may have had on him. I couldn’t comprehend it. It didn’t register for me at all. 

FROM THE MEDIA

Can You Trust A Person With Substance Disorder?

...In over 20 years of experience working with individuals who use substances in a way that causes harm,  most individuals I have known, abstaining or actively using, defy these stereotypes.  This opinion column from the Huffington Post focuses on the strengths of these individuals through the truths they tell. 

 

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Today’s Featured Video

My Loved One Isn't Using Right Now

Actively Enable Sober Moments with Rewards