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 whose loved one struggles 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.

✓ Reduce pain, anger, & worry

✓ Gain skills proven to work

✓ Reduce substance use

✓ Get your loved one into treatment

✓ Improve your well-being

Join Allies in Recovery & Get Access To…

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

Allies in Recovery is FREE for all MASSACHUSETTS residents & professionals!

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Become a Member Today
& Get 3 Free Bonus Lessons:

• What Your Loved One Is Thinking
• CRAFT: At a Glance
• 10 Things Parents Must Know When
Their Adult Child Suffers from Addiction

**Our social mission is to be accessible to all families. If you have financial need, please contact us here.**

Membership gives you access to…

Video Modules

Easy-to-digest eLearning program
based on the CRAFT method.

Learn to motivate your loved one to take action and gain techniques for responding mindfully to your loved one’s substance use



Questions answered

One of the most used & appreciated features
of our Member site!

Our in-house experts respond to members’ concerns, helping them gain insight and apply CRAFT to their specific situation



Individual Consults

Talk privately with a knowledgeable and compassionate coach

Jump-start your Allies in Recovery experience with one-on-one guidance

Consultation is free of charge. Follow-up calls available to members for free.

Treatment Guidance

Treatment can be confusing.
Our input can guide the decision process.

Use our protocol to search for the right
provider for your loved one

Learn how CRAFT helps you get your loved one into treatment in THIS POST


Reduce isolation and find support
through our online community of
families and professionals

Connect with other members via the Discussion Blog or through confidential messaging



Over 50 episodes available ad-free to members!
Listen to interviews with experts, people in recovery, families…and learn coping techniques

“Down to earth and full of been-there empathy
and concrete advice.”
— Member



Member Blogs

Post your thoughts and questions to a caring, informed community

Your experiences can help other family members and let them know they are not alone

“This site saved my (emotional) life.” —Member

eLearning Exercises

Look at yourself and your loved one in more constructive ways—
Turn your daily observations into gold

Workbooks help you gain perspective and interact more productively with your loved one


You’re not alone. Allies in Recovery is here to help.

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my concern. You really understand what I am going through.”

—Allies in Recovery Member

“On the good side, use seems to be way, way down since Feb 1st.”

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“All in all I feel she is moving forward and what I have learned and put into play from AIR is working great for us.”

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“This site is an incredible resource, so well organized and so well thought out.”

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“Thank you for the courage to take a stance on this sensitive subject and to open the door for discussion!”

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“I appreciated the variety of support and information {you} offered . . . Allies in Recovery is a valuable resource that could support many loved ones of addicts.”

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“I’m very happy to find this site, this approach . . . I feel like I’m finally connected to people and information that can help me help my daughter.”

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“Allies in Recovery gave me a framework for staying calm, focused and keeping my eyes on the prize—my daughter’s long term sobriety. It worked without coercion, blame or alienation. In fact, the more I accepted the positive in her, the better I felt about myself.”

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“I’m not sure if you understand how valuable your recommendations are to me. During crises like this I truly appreciate your input.”

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“I am so grateful for all your guidance and support! Thank you just doesn’t seem enough.”

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“I am so grateful to have found Allies in Recovery as a source of support and education so I can better understand my daughter’s addiction and recovery.”

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“I thank Dominique so much for the support she has given.”

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“By following the CRAFT modules and blogs on this site, along with help from Dominique and her team I am happy to say that my family is flourishing.”

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“I am enjoying learning about the CRAFT method and finding it really valuable…..Keep up the great work, and thank you.”

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“You provide such a wonderful resource for the community.”

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“These methods of interacting with my son have worked phenomenally. I can’t thank you enough for creating this site. I will tell every person I know about it.”

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“I found Allies through YouTube, and I feel like I just won the lottery. It is by far the best information I have found to help effectively interact with my son.  I have had awesome results from using this new way of communicating.”

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“I hope the CRAFT method is the wave of the future for families like ours. It is the first thing that I have found that I feel completely comfortable with, and it has been so effective.”

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“I find it really helpful how your posts capture the frustration and difficulty of situations while offering perspective, techniques and practicalities. It’s amazing how you do that!  Thank you for all your offerings and the site’s varied resources.”

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“If it was not for Allies in Recovery we would still be in limbo and useless in helping our loved ones.”

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“I consider myself to be a private person who does not easily confide. The opportunity for me to ask for help with my post hoping to get some support is a great relief. Thank you”

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“The most important role you played was teaching me the skills getting him into treatment. THANK YOU!”

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“Going through the modules in here calmed me down … though it seemed really hard at first, eventually it worked to help me learn to say the right things at the right time…”

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“Every email/post I read pertains to my situation. I learn every time. It’s like a life line. I cannot thank you enough.”

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“This morning [I] listened to the podcast on the CRAFT method — which is excellent with so many relevant concepts and details come out in such a caring/sincere format.”

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From the Allies in Recovery Blog

The Power of Language

The Power of Language

Laurie MacDougall discusses the dramatic impact that language has on our discussions of Substance Use Disorder. Let’s work together to reduce stigma, improve access to treatment, and embrace a more humane approach to our loved ones’ struggles – all with the words we choose.

Should I Confiscate His Drugs?

Should I Confiscate His Drugs?

Her son was asked to leave college and is now using at home. Mom’s been confiscating drugs when she finds them as she fears for his safety. Will this sabatoge the CRAFT method? Dominique Simon-Levine reponds, illuminating how families can tailor CRAFT to their unique situations.