The Latest from Allies in Recovery

FROM THE SANCTUARY

fears & vulnerability

Accepting vulnerability and admitting our fears ... Asking for help ... Letting someone hold us in our darkest moments ... Stefan Weiner's song, Fearful Lullaby, speaks of these human needs. What does it mean to embrace vulnerability?

FROM THE BLOG

Success! Here's What We Did that Worked:

Two members share inspiring accounts of their Loved Ones' progress. CRAFT made a huge difference in their lives... read on for heartfelt reflections and meaningful guidance for the whole community. 

FROM THE MEDIA

CRAFT gets a Shout-Out

CRAFT in the news - the research clearly shows that this method works! This article compares the effectiveness of CRAFT against other "intervention" models, also discussing its relatively low-profile status in the United States - where we truly need it. 

FROM THE RESOURCE SUPPLEMENT

The Sinclair Method

Alcoholism is not a one-size fits all disease. Non-abstinence based models can be effective in some cases. This article examines a variety of approaches and their relative efficacy. Of special interest may be the author's discussion of the Sinclair Method and the recovery models used in Finland.  

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

How Do I Get My Loved One into Treatment?

Hope & Self-Care