Family Support - Resources to Help

Videos/Movies:

  • "Beautiful Boy" (2018) Parent - Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experiences of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.

Books:

  • Beautiful Boy
    David Scheff
     
  • Baffled By Addiction
    Thurman Edward Hughes & Ronald R Turner
     
  • American Fix
    Ryan Hampton
     
  • The Power of the Praying Parent
  • Stormie Omartian
     
  • The Joey Song
    Sandra Swenson
     
  • Moments for Families with Prodigals
    Robert J. Morgan
     
  • Storms in the Desert
     L.B. Cowman
     
  • Save Me from Myself
    Brian Head Welch
     
  • To Hell and Back
    Yolanda Morgan

Facebook Groups:

  • Graphics by Joey's mom...…(loss) 

Support Groups:

  • NAR-ANON - The Nar-Anon Family Groups are a worldwide fellowship for those affected by someone else's addiction.  As a twelve step program, we offer our help by sharing out experience, strength, and hope.
    https://www.nar-anon.org/find-a-meeting/
     
  • Al-Anon - Help and Hope for Family and Friends of Alcoholics
    Find a Meeting: https://al-anon.org/al-anon-meetings/find-an-al-anon-meeting/
    afg-akron.org - The Akron Area Al-Anon Family Group site
     
  • The Well Support Group - Hope United hosts a grief support group to cope with the loss of a loved one to addiction.  Meetings are held every 1st and 3rd Wednesday 6:30 - 8pm at Crossview Church (737 George Washington Blvd., Akron Ohio 44312)
    Contact Shelly at 330-414-5960 or Shelly@HopeUnited.Life
     
  • Families Facing Addiction
    1st and 3rd Thursdays of month at Norton Grace Church  6:45-8:15pm
    1st and 3rd Saturdays of month at The Block- Christ Community Chapel Hudson  9:30am 
    Christian support for families struggling with addiction  

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