It's not easy loving someone who is caught in the grip of addiction. The resources on these pages offer hope, encouragement, and practical ideas about how to help. Whether your loved one is already in treatment or whether you're just deeply concerned and wondering what you can do, this page is for you.
Register for Free Virtual Family Program
Substance Use Disorders
Understanding the science behind substance use disorders and the recovery process, with a brief overview of co-occurring disorders.
Healthy Relationships Program
Whether your loved one is not ready for help, is currently receiving help, has finished a program, has returned to use … this program was created to support you. This intensive, 10-week program offers weekly workshops and personalized coaching to improve your relationships and teach useful skills. These skills help family members learn to use their influence and interact more effectively with their loved one, while increasing their own well-being.
Attend an Online Support Meeting
Caring Families Chat Meeting - Tuesdays from 6-7 p.m. Central
TheDailyPledge.org - Chat Rooms
Virtual Family Support Group - Tuesdays
4:30-6 p.m. Central. Find link here: Virtual Family Support Group - Hazelden
Virtual Family Support Group - Thursdays 6:30-8 p.m. Central. Find link here: Virtual Family Support Group - Hazelden
Shop for Family Support Resources
Visit the Hazelden Publishing bookstore to find great support resources for families.
Empowering Recovery and Well-Being for All
Find dozens of helpful videos on every aspect of recovery on the Hazelden Betty Ford YouTube channel.
Donate to Help Other Families
Your donation will help another family be better able to support a loved one in recovery. Click here to donate today.
News and Articles
How Fentanyl became leading cause of death for many Americans (msnbc.com)
Hazelden Betty Ford helps families of addicts with positive reinforcement (fox9.com)
Not ready for addiction treatment? No problem. | by Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation | Oct, 2022 | Medium
Long Term Recovery: Reasons for Hope (Butler Center News Update, 4Q 2022)
Find a Sober Coach
Convenient and confidential, Hazelden Betty Ford's Connection program helps you navigate early recovery with personalized recovery coaching.You can also receive monitoring and accountability reports, as well as random drug testing.