1. Mia Michael’s amazing dance piece, “Addiction”
  2. “Addiction Divides Us, Recovery Unites Us; The Family’s Story in Dance” (Lana’s first therapeutic dance piece)
  3. “The 10 Toughest Questions Families and Friends Ask About Addiction and Recovery” by Joe Herzanek
  4. “Addiction in the Family; A Domino Effect” by Claudia Black


  1. Why don’t they just quit; What families and friends need to know about addiction and recovery by Joe Herzanek
  2. Loving someone in recovery; The answers you need when your partner is recovering from addiction by Beverly Berg
  3. Addict in the family; Stories of loss, hope, and recovery by Beverly Conyers
  4. It takes a family; A cooperative approach to lasting sobriety by Debra Jay
  5. Another chance; Hope and health for the alcoholic family by Sharon Wegsheider-Cruse (pioneer of families in recovery)
  6. It will never happen to me by Claudia Black (expert in ACOA’s – adult children of alcoholics)
  7. Changing course; Healing from loss, abandonment, and fear by Claudia Black (sequel)
  8. Facing codependence by Pia Mellody
  9. The language of letting go; Daily meditations for codependents by Melody Beattie
  10.  Bradshaw on: The family; A revolutionary way of self-discovery by John Bradshaw

Couples in Recovery Retreats & Trainers:

  1. Beverly Berg, MFT, PhD;
  2. Robert Navarra, MFT, PsyD;
  3. Lana Isaacson, LCSW, CAC III, PACT Level I;

Treatment Programs:

  1. Betty Ford Center Children’s Program– for children (age 7-12) of a parent with an addiction or in recovery
  2. Colorado Teen and Family Center– for teens (13-18) who have a family member who is struggling with an addiction or in recovery.
  3. The Bridge to Recovery- residential treatment program for adults seeking recovery from codependency
  4. Center for Recovering Families- Houston, TX

12 Step Support Groups in Denver and surrounding suburbs:

  1.  AA/Al-Anon Speaker Meeting (all family members are welcome!)
    •  Evergreen Lutheran Church, 5980 County Road 73, Evergreen, CO 80439; 6:30 PM (1st Fri. of month) + Potluck Dinner
    • St. Paul’s Church, 9200 West 10th Ave., Lakewood, CO 80215; 6PM- Potluck Dinner, 7:00PM- speakers (2nd Fri. of month)
    • University of CO Hospital/CeDAR, 1693 N. Quentin, Aurora, CO 80045 (5th Thursday 7-8 PM & Every Thursday 5:45-6:45 PM Open Family Support Meeting) 720.848.3000
    • Buckley Club, (3rd Sat. of month 6 PM) 15210 E. 6th Ave. #1 Aurora 80011 (6th & Chambers) 303.343.4994
  2. Recovering Couples Anonymous: Thursday 7-8 PM,Seventh Day Adventist Church, 345 Mapleton Ave. Boulder, CO 80304
  3. CoDA – Codependents Anonymous
  4. Al-Anon/Al-Ateen
  5. Nar-Anon (Narcotics Anonymous)
  6. ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholics/Addicts & Dysfunctional Families