The Latest from Allies in Recovery

FROM THE SANCTUARY

Jumpin' Jive!

Fred Astaire said this was "‘the greatest dancing he had ever seen on film". We hope you'll find this to be 5 uplifting minutes of joyful entertainment. Take a tiny break from the heavy stuff and let the joie de vivre of these performers carry you. 

FROM THE BLOG

What Do These Mood Shifts Mean?

Why is your son having such wild mood and behavior swings over the course of the day? There are several possibilities to consider: mental illness such as depression or anxiety, a mood disorder or moody personality, drug/alcohol use, or some combination of the above... 

FROM THE MEDIA

Addiction, Recovery, and Personal Character

Addiction medicine is ill-equipped to address such pathologies of character and to fill the void once drugs are removed from the center of an addicted patient’s life. 

FROM THE RESOURCE SUPPLEMENT

Levels of Treatment Providers

There are different levels of care for substance problems. Here are the main categories of treatment and help listed by levels of care. This list includes explanations for all levels of care, from most intensive to least. 

FROM THE PODCAST

Podcast #51—Not My Child! Seeing the Truth in Layers

(26m44s)  When the first signs of addiction or substance abuse appear, our first reactions often revolve around denial, blame-shifting, shock. How do we as families, and a society, learn to see reality as it truly is? Why is it helpful to face the truth with clear eyes?  How can we be aware with out being paranoid or afraid? 

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

What's Going On When My Loved One Uses?

The ABC's of Your Loved One's Use