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August 30, 2017

Communication techniques greatly influence the outcome we have with our loved ones! Check out this outstanding article on Being Heard:
Mental and Verbal Strategies for Getting Your Point Across! 
https://www.judyringer.com/perch/resources/being-heard.pdf

August 17, 2017

Families United helps parents and families learn and practice solution focussed and supportive methods for motivating their loved one to reduce and stop using drugs or alcohol. At the same time family members learn to live a fulfilling life, not centered on their loved...

August 13, 2017

https://youtu.be/8pI2xIfRViY

Helping your loved one by gaining connection with them even while they're still using, positions you to gain influence with them and that allows you to become their best chance for choosing treatment and sustaining long term recovery. Studie...

August 6, 2017

Helping your loved one by gaining connection with them even while they're still using, positions you to gain influence with them and that allows you to become their best chance for choosing treatment and sustaining long term recovery. Studies show when the family gets...

August 4, 2017

If you love someone and want to be their best chance for recovery please see this testimonial from mother working with Andrea Arlington, Family Recovery and Relationship Coach, and Founder of Families United for Recovery. Please visit www.familiesunitedforrecovery.com...

August 4, 2017

Families United helps parents and families learn and practice solution focussed and supportive methods for motivating their loved one to reduce and stop using drugs or alcohol. At the same time family members learn to live a fulfilling life, not centered on their loved...

September 15, 2016

This is from a blog and I found it so interesting... Hope you find it so as well.

It’s Not Easy Being A Heroin Addict
https://peglud.wordpress.com
Posted on November 22, 2009. Filed under: addiction | Tags: abscesses, addiction, heroin

. . . but it seems to be something...

September 14, 2016

"When Life gets tough, let love be your strength, your sword, your wings." ~ Andrea Arlington

The Thing Is
"To love life, to love it even
when you have no stomach for it
and everything you’ve held dear
crumbles like burnt paper in your hands,
your throat filled with the...

August 29, 2016

I just celebrated my 52nd birthday and am now coming out of hiding and isolating after recovering over the last four years from the pain and trauma of living with substance use disorder for decades.


I thank you Greg Hannley from the bottom of my heart for saving my dau...

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