The Latest from Allies in Recovery


Up the Mountain

X-factor judges praised Brandie Love, a 21-year-old orthodontist assistant, for her sincerity, and the way she allowed the music to "set her free".  Incidentally, her voice isn't bad to listen to either! 


I'm Getting Lost Searching for Treatment

This mom is getting lost in the search for treatment ... Who can you trust? Online reviews are sometimes written by facilities' employees...mommaoftwo asks "Does anyone know of a site or a facility that uses EBT, not primarily 12 step, long-term, that treats clients with respect and caring and will help them heal from meth addiction?" 


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.


Meditation & Relaxation

Here are some awesome online resources for those who want to explore relaxation or meditation techniques, or go deeper with their practice. Self-care is a KEY part of the CRAFT Method: a family member who is centered and self-aware is a family member who can be vastly more effective in helping their addicted Loved One. Check out these resources!


Podcast #56—Sam Quiñones & His Book Dreamland

Journalist Sam Quiñones, author of the best-selling book Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic, joins Annie to talk about his book, his journey, and what he learned about addiction. He paints a vivid picture of how the disintegration of community—and thus human connection—illustrated by the closing of community pools such as Dreamland (the book's namesake), has contributed to the gathering storm of what has become our country's worst drug epidemic.

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

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What's Going On When My Loved One Uses?

Consequences of Use for You & Your Loved One