Resources for Loved Ones

Information

Beyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People Change 

Based on Community Reinforcement Approach & Family Training (CRAFT) from the Center for Motivation and Change, offers a science-based guide to helping loved ones overcome addiction problems and compulsive behaviours.

SMART Family & Friends Handbook

Designed for people affected by the addictive behaviour of a loved one. 

The Handbook includes SMART Recovery’s tools for coping in a healthy way with the many emotionally challenging situations frequently encountered in relationships where addiction is a factor. 

Video Resources:

Groups

CD Family Series - Information Group:

 

The Concurrent Disorders Program hosts a monthly support group (excluding December) for family and friends of those experiencing mental illness and addiction problems, concurrently. 

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YA-SUP Loved Ones Education Group

 

The Young Adult Substance Use Program hosts a monthly support group for the loved ones of young adults experiencing substance use concerns. 

YA-SUP Loved Ones September Poster

Family and Friends Addiction Support Groups:

 

Al-Anon and Al-Ateen are support programs for family and friends of individuals experiencing alcohol use disorders (AUD). Visit their websites for more information:

Nar-Anon and Nar-Ateen are support programs for family and friends of individuals experiencing substance use disorders (SUD). Visit their websites for more information:

Pamphlets on Nar-Anon and Nar-Ateen:

Mission Services hosts a weekly support group for "Partners In Recovery." See the information pamphlet below, or download and share it by clicking here.

Partners In Recovery Poster (Pt1)
Partners In Recovery Poster (Pt2) - Thursdays 6:30-8:00 pm, 196 wentworth, 905-528-0389