The Latest from Allies in Recovery


Does Worrying Prove I Love You?

What's the antidote to worry? Where does it show up in your body? How is it connected to love? Can worry ever be helpful? When does worrying cross the line and become destructive, or self-destructive? What does Allies in Recovery have to offer when worrying about your Loved One is taking over your thoughts?


He's Heading Home & I'm So Anxious

We have followed your situation now for years. You are so strong. You deserve continued peace, especially in your home. Pull in help, such as the folks at Baystate. Work on a plan. Let your son know he is not coming home, and if he does, it is night by night, with the support of a medication-assisted clinic.


New Guidelines on the Information Healthcare Providers Can Share

The HHS Office for Civil Rights has released new guidance on when and how healthcare providers can share a patient’s health information with his or her family members, friends, and legal personal representatives when that patient may be in crisis and incapacitated, such as during an opioid overdose.


Getting Your Child to Accept Treatment for an Alcohol or Drug Addiction

This is a collection of resources specifically directed to parents who are facing a child's addiction and exploring how to get a teenaged Loved One to accept treatment.


Podcast #52 What Is CRAFT & Why Do You Need It?

(43minn27sec)  In this episode of CUFA, Annie and Laurie explain CRAFT method, what is is, how it works and what you can do to guide your Son, Daughter, Spouse, or other Loved One willingly into treatment.  Could tweaking your wording lead someone to choose recovery? What are some things you might try to influence another's behavior toward treatment and healing? And what are the ten types of distorted thinking that we all fall into from time to time? Lots of great direction, and hopeful information in today's show, this is an episode that every family needs to hear!!

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

3 things to Do When Your Loved One is Using, part II