Family is primordial. It defines us. It is who we belong to and who belongs to us. … Addiction changes that.

My grandchildren are suffering because their parents are addicted. What can I do?

“I was convinced I’d never be happy again,” he said. “I figured I might be able to quit drinking, but I knew I was going to be miserable.” He said this with a twinkle in his eye.

Real stories of families struggling with addiction who found happiness again.

Structured Family Recovery® helps families rebuild trust and find lasting happiness. The first of two podcasts that provide a window into the SFR experience.

Al-Anon info, videos and PDF

What we mean by “family recovery” is that when you love someone struggling with addiction you cannot help but feel the impact of their pain.

Dear Jeff and Debra, My daughter is an alcoholic, and she refuses to get help. People tell me there’s nothing I can do until she hits bottom, but she has two small children, and I just can’t bear to watch this go on much longer. Is hitting bottom the only way? – Worried Mother