We Have the Power

As parents who love a child suffering with the disease of addiction, we may often feel fragile, but we are strong. And we are many.

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Letters to My Child

“More than kisses, letters mingle souls.” Powerful letters written by a mother, Danni Morford, to her son after addiction stole him away.

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Staying in My Lane

A wonderful fellow Nar-Anon member has shared a great analogy for working our own program and staying out of the way of our addicted children, who are finding their own paths. She says that, just as when she is driving her car, she needs to “stay in my own lane”.

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Addiction Is a Disease, Not a Disgrace

Addiction is a misunderstood tragedy, too often hushed up. Too often hidden away due to shame, guilt, or fear of blame. Too often, addiction is a battle faced while all alone and afraid—both by those consumed by the disease and by the people who love them.

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Where Love and Addiction Meet

Addiction is a misunderstood tragedy, too often hushed up. Too often hidden away due to shame, guilt, or fear of blame. Too often, addiction is a battle faced while all alone and afraid—both by those consumed by the disease and by the people who love them.

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Addiction Is a Family Disease

Addiction is called a family disease because no one is spared the impact. Everyone suffers the pain. Some of us wear the wounds on the outside, and many carry them deep beneath the surface. The toll addiction takes on the loved ones supporting the person who struggles, the children who grow up in the dysfunctionality of a relapsing brain disease, and those who are left behind by the ever-climbing death toll ensures they are never the same.

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