Recovery Allies is a non-profit with a mission to advocate for the recovery community.
Advocacy is a much more than being a strong voice. We work to reshape public attitudes towards individuals and families who are living with substance use disorder and addiction. We educate about effective services for long-term recovery. We fight to eliminate discrimination faced by individuals in recovery. As a community, we celebrate our recovery success stories. You are always welcome to join us as a recovery ally.
We change lives by offering recovery coaching and mentoring services. We build a healthier community by training new recovery coaches to become mentors to individuals entering recovery, and we provide continuing education to strengthen these skills. We help heal families by providing recovery coach support to parents whose children have entered the foster care system because we believe that recovery support can increase family reunification. We also celebrate and share hope in the fact that approximately 25,000,000 people are in recovery from addiction.
We are advocates of the multiple pathways concept of recovery. In short, this principle states that a person defines his or her own recovery. Each one is unique and no one can say his or hers is the way for others. Igniting passions and hobbies and combining these with the Mutual Aid Support Group which aligns with an individual’s values and beliefs is key. AA, NA, SMART, LifeRing, Women for Sobriety, Wellbriety and Refuge Recovery are a few of the recovery support options. Together these pathways all unite to guide an individual to the highest quality of living he or she can achieve.
Decreasing harms – Self-driven abstinence – Medication-Assisted Treatment – Improved health and wellness
All pathways are considered and explored for an individual. Recovery Allies is here to walk side by side with a person as this process of defining, designing and discovery unfold.
We are grateful and passionate about our work.