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Affected Families & Friends

The Affected Families and Friends Work Group provides opportunities for friends and family to share hope, raise awareness, and reduce the stigma associated with substance use disorders.

This work group meets monthly by remote teleconferencing. Please see the work group schedule for details. The current work group roster, most recent meeting minutes, upcoming meeting schedule, and topics can be found on this page.


The work group has created a comprehensive resource guide to provide information to friends and families coping with a loved one’s substance use disorder. 


Sarah Werner

Tracey Ritter


Please contact us at for more information or to volunteer to participate in the group’s activities.