For Families


You are not alone.

So many people have felt the pain and desperation that comes from knowing a person you love has a problem. Here are some tips to help you help yourself and your loved ones.

First things first

  • Protect yourself from damage and danger.
  • Help a loved one get to the right place for help. Addiction is complicated. Letting experienced, compassionate professionals guide the way ensures greater success.
  • Get the support you need for your health and well-being.

Here are some local resources to find more support for you and your family. So you can talk, listen, learn and connect:

Nar Anon Family Groups
A 12-step program for families and friends of addicts

NA Northern Lights Area (Duluth)
Please remember that addiction is a disease that can happen to anyone, from any family, at any time. Know the signs. Report the signs to someone who can help. It could save a life.