Families Anonymous is a 12 step fellowship for the family and friends of individuals with drug, alcohol, or related behavioral issues. For meeting directories, click here.
PATH (Path to Recovery Foundation) is a group and forum to support and help overcome the stigma and challenges involved in caring for a family member with addiction issues. PATH currently offers meetings several times per month. All are welcome at the meetings and will find support, education, and presentations on topics of interest for family members and for those affected. Meetings are held in Wheaton, Plainfield, and Frankfort. See here for more information about meetings.
LTM Support Group for Families
The Louie Theodore Miceli (LTM) Foundation’s monthly support group is open to family and friends of those struggling with substance use disorder. Support groups focus on sharing personal experiences and learning from one another in a compassionate and confidential environment. The meetings offer a way to enhance coping skills and self-care. The support group is led by a licensed Clinical Social Worker, and takes place in Carol Stream. For details on timings and location, view the LTM website here.