Recovery | Family & Friends

Family Recovery

Recovery is not just for the individual.


1 in 7 families are impacted by addiction.

In order to heal the individual, it is often imperative for families to also heal. This may mean that families enter into recovery together, or it may mean that family members find recovery for themselves while their loved one is still in active addiction. Whatever it may be, the role of families in ending addiction cannot be understated. To learn more about recovery supports  – click here.


The Family Recovery Solution

“At The Family Recovery Solution™ our mission is to create a world where all people, beyond a shadow of a doubt, feel empowered to genuinely contribute with their full potential to healing themselves, their family, and the world around them for the benefit of future generations. Obviously, one service provider cannot do this alone.”


National Association for Children of Addiction

“NACoA’s mission is to eliminate the adverse impact of alcohol and drug use on children and families. Using our network of the most respected experts in the field, we provide solutions to address these impacts effectively. NACoA envisions a world in which no child who struggles because of family addiction will be left unsupported.”


Online Family Community

The Online Family Recovery Deep Community is high tech with high touch – a strength based approach appropriate at any stage of addiction or recovery. As prevention or early stage, it fills the gap between the family in isolation to the family connecting with likeminded people, resources and expertise.


SMART Recovery Family & Friends Program  

“SMART Recovery Family & Friends helps those who are affected by the substance abuse, drug abuse, alcohol abuse, or other addictions of a loved one.SMART Recovery Family & Friends is a science-based, secular alternative to Al-Anon and Johnson Intervention. Our method is based on the tools of SMART Recovery and CRAFT (Community Reinforcement Approach & Family Training)”

Recovery Art Studio Recovery Art Studio sponsors the Recovery Art Movement. We educate, encourage and empower Recovery Art Warriors (RAW) to create their dreams and reclaim their light through the healing power of art. We are a social media recovery influencer breaking the stigma and inspiring hope through healing. RAW are gender-neutral and need not have prior artistic experience.


Twelve-Step Based Recovery for Families:

Al Anon

“A worldwide fellowship that offers a program of recovery for the families and friends of alcoholics, whether or not the alcoholic recognizes the existence of a drinking problem or seeks help.”


Co-dependents Anonymous (CoDA)

“A program for people who share a common desire to develop functional and healthy relationships, often borne out of a dysfunctional family situation stemming from substance use disorders.”


Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA)

“The term “adult child” is used to describe adults who grew up in alcoholic or dysfunctional homes and who exhibit identifiable traits that reveal past abuse or neglect. The group includes adults raised in homes without the presence of alcohol or drugs. These ACA members have the trademark presence of abuse, shame, and abandonment found in alcoholic homes.”

Additional Recovery Resources

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Recovery: Defined

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Multiple Pathways of Recovery

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Alcohol & Drugs in the Workplace

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Facts About Drugs

Treatment, Counseling, Health & Wellness, Housing, Legal, Prevention, Recovery, Research & Policy, Schools

Facts About Alcohol

Treatment, Counseling, Health & Wellness, Prevention, Recovery, Research & Policy

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