Supporting and celebrating healthier, more loving and meaningful lives and families, free from addiction, one day and hug at a time!

Family Resources

Free Virtual Family Program

Delivered in a one-day format online, our virtual Family Program is available free to anyone who needs it, no matter where you live

Available in English and Español.

Healthy Relationship 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.

Shop for Family Support Resources

Visit the Hazelden Publishing bookstore to find great support resources for families. 

Ongoing Recovery Coaching for Families

Convenient and confidential, Hazelden Betty Ford's Connection program provides you and your loved ones with personalized, phone-based, addiction recovery coaching by licensed counselors.

Family Recovery Apps

Twenty-Four Hours a Day: Recovery Meditations - Apple / Android

The Language of Letting Go: Daily Meditations on Codependency - Apple / Android

More Language of Letting Go: 366 New Daily Meditations on Codependency - Apple

Tending Dandelions: Honest Meditations for Mothers with Addicted Children - Apple / Android

Family Recovery Podcasts

My Child & Addiction: Parent-to-Parent Podcast - Apple Podcasts

Let's Talk - Find more recovery podcasts.

Family Recovery Articles

Find a large selection of articles about the addiction and recovery for families from the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation.

Groups for Family Support

HBFF Weekly Family Support Groups - Available Tuesdays from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Central - Register here.

Caring Families Chat Meeting - Tuesdays from 6-7 p.m. Central
TheDailyPledge.org - Chat Rooms

AlAnon Electronic Meetings
Learn more.

Al-Anon - Al-Anon.org

Nar-Anon - Nar-Anon Family Groups

Families Anonymous - FamiliesAnonymous.org

Helpful Education and Videos

ShatterProof - Just Five
Delivers the most important concepts and facts regarding addiction in just five minutes.

Pleasure Unwoven - Dr. Kevin McCauley
Uses the spectacular landscape of Utah’s State and National Parks to describe the brain areas involved in addiction, turns complex neuroscientific concepts into easy-to-understand visual images that will help people in recovery feel better understood, and their families and friends feel hope that recovery is possible.

Free Virtual Children's Program

Find help for children of addicted parents. Open to children ages 7-12 impacted by Substance Use Disorder. 

Adolescent Virtual Family Program (ages 13-19)

This program is for you if you are 13-19 years old and have a family member with Substance Use Disorder. Join us to gain insight, peer feedback, support and skills related to Substance Use Disorder. Click here to register or learn more: Virtual Family Program - For Adolescents (12-18)

Additional Resources for Parents, Children and Teens

HBFF Family Resource Roundup - You and your children can find support, inspiration and education through these free online resources and activities available.

Sesame Street in Communities - Your care and support can make a huge difference in the life of a young child. Sesame Street is here for you with activities and tips for the challenges and joys along the way.

In a Father's Voice: Love the Kid, Hate the Disease - 30-minute Crash Course

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