Allies in Recovery 2017-02-26T20:49:54+00:00

Tired of fighting and worrying about your loved one’s addiction problems? Allies in Recovery can show you a better way. We are an online-learning platform for families with a loved one struggling with drugs or alcohol. We provide community, personalized guidance, and a scientifically-proven program to give you the skill-set you’ll need to help your loved one.



Learn How To…

  • Reduce pain, anger, & worry

  • Gain skills scientifically proven to work

  • Reduce substance use

  • Get your loved one into treatment

  • Improve your well-being

Join Allies in Recovery & Get Access To…

(1) An eight-step e-learning video course to help you and your loved one
(2) Experts to whom you can ask questions and get personalized responses
(3) Self-care advice and material to help you relax and quietly reflect
(4) A community of individuals like yourself
(5) A wealth of other resources on treatment options and more

When you need support for your loved one’s addiction problems, Allies in Recovery is here to help 24/7.
JOIN Allies in Recovery TODAY

The Benefits of Membership

Video Modules

Videos teach you to respond mindfully to your loved one's substance use

Easy-to-digest eLearning Modules

Videos based on CRAFT help you motivate your loved one to take action


Reduce isolation and find support through the Allies in Recovery community

Learn how others are coping

Connect with other members via confidential email

Critical Answers

Ask questions and get feedback from Allies in Recovery's team of experts

Discussion moderated by experts

Apply lessons to your situation, reduce isolation, gain insight


Treatment can be confusing. Our experienced advice can guide the decision process

Ask questions of treatment experts

Search for the right treatment provider for your loved one and get expert advice

The Sanctuary

The Sanctuary is a calm place to relax, reflect, & journal privately

Reduce Caregiver Stress

The Allies in Recovery Sanctuary is filled with music, art, and affirmations designed just for you

Key Observations

Build a confidential dossier about you, your loved one, & your interactions

Understand habits & attitudes

Build awareness, create new habits, & change behavior

Track Progress

Graph & understand your patterns of worry, stress, & hopefulness

Chart your development

Helpful graphs show you your progress as you move through the Allies in Recovery program

Vital Resources

Allies in Recovery provides an in-depth list of organizations & other valuable resources

Find the support you need

With Allies in Recovery’s exclusive supplement of digital resources

From the Allies in Recovery Blog

Podcast: “Leave Your Drama to the Llama”

In this next podcast, Annie and Laurie analyze the meaning of drama using examples drawn from an entertaining public poll. They also discuss drama within the family and friendships and how they learned not to get sucked in.

  • Allies in Recovery, AiR, Dominique Simon-Levine, dominique simon levine, addiction, addiction recovery, family recovery, detach, detachment, attach, smart love, Robert Myers, Craft, connection, self-care, tough love, disconnecting, opiates, heroin, achololism,

Please Don’t Tell me to Detach!

If you are the bystander watching this brutal disease from the front row, what do you do? Detach from someone you love as they are spiraling? What does it look like to detach? How do you abruptly cut them off? We hear "you have to detach" a lot, but what does it actually mean?

Podcast: “The Language of Recovery”

Join Allies in Recovery moms Annie Highwater and Laurie MacDougall as they share their personal experiences with their loved ones' recovery and how applying the language of recovery gave them strength and encouragement during the difficult times.

Still not sure? Gain access to the 1st video & eBook now!

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