Five tips for being a recovery ally

Five tips for being a recovery ally

Being a recovery ally is a journey, a lifelong commitment to take actions that support people in recovery. There are many ways to show your support. Here are some tips that I have learned from my friends and colleagues in recovery. 1. Listen There’s nothing like...
Recovery Allies – Photographers

Recovery Allies – Photographers

In the early days and weeks of recovery, when the heart is raw, relationships are shattered, deep fear about what happens next abounds and a future in wellness seems impossible, Joanne Arnold captures moments of connection that tell stories of determination and hope....
Family Matters

Family Matters

Family members can be a critical support for people in recovery, and they can take what they learn in their families and become allies in the community. As recovery allies – parents, stepparents, grandparents, step grandparents, sons, daughters, brothers,...
Yoga Instructors

Yoga Instructors

There are so many ways that yoga allies can support your recovery journey! I spoke with four yoga instructors who have experienced the transformative power of yoga and want to share it with others. Elise Boyson, the Executive Director of Sea Change Yoga in Portland,...