Resources for Family and Friends

It is hoped that the following non-profit organizational resources will provide you with current, accurate, and helpful information about living with a loved one who is dealing with addiction and recovery.


Al-Anon/Alateen offers support groups giving strength and hope for friends and families of problem drinkers.

Narc Anon provides support groups for family and friends of a narcotics addict

Adult Children of Alcoholics provides support groups that acknowledge the common experiences of growing up in alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional homes.


Restored to Sanity – Essays on the Twelve Steps by Unitarian Universalists Ken and Cathlean, editors, Skinner House, 2014.

Addiction and Grace – Love and Spirituality in the Healing of Addictions, by Gerald May, HarperOne, 2007.