The Latest from Allies in Recovery

FROM THE SANCTUARY

Seaside Meditation

There is something healing about the place where the ocean meets the sand. In this short video, I encourage you to put down what is heavy, even if just for a few moments. Come stand at the edge of the sea ...

FROM THE BLOG

The Argument For MAT

When we talk about Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), many questions tend to come up. Read here for Dominique Simon-Levine's  thoughtful and well-researched answers to MAT related questions.

FROM THE MEDIA

Dr. Drew on Substance Use and Violence

Dr. Drew has published a new article on the connections between substance use and violence.  Drugs and alcohol can both trigger aggression and escalate/increase its severity, so when they intersect in intimate relationships the results can be devastating for everyone involved. 

FROM THE RESOURCE SUPPLEMENT

SAMSHA on Trauma-Informed Approach

"Most people who have experienced trauma go without adequate services and supports. Unaddressed trauma significantly increases the risk of mental and substance use disorders and chronic physical diseases."  -SAMSHA

FROM THE PODCAST

Podcast #60—DBT Part 2 — The Story of DBT

(1hr09min) Annie continues the discussion with DBT specialist Lisa Bond. Where does DBT come from? They look into the story of Dr. Marsha Linehan, who struggled with mental health, suicidal feelings, etc. After her full recovery, Linehan created DBT for people who needed more than therapy or medical treatment. DBT is a powerful, encouraging, validating process that can transform just about any life in upheaval. 

Watch the Welcome Video

Dominique Simon-Levine welcomes you to Allies in Recovery and gives you a tour of the member site

Today’s Featured Video

My Loved One Is Using Right Now

Allowing Natural Consequences