Resources for Friends & Family
Beyond Addiction Workbook for Family & Friends
The Beyond Addiction Workbook for Family and Friends: Evidence-Based Skills to Help a Loved One Make Positive Change, is our first full-length publication on the Invitation to Change Approach (ITC). From Dr. Carrie Wilkens, Dr. Jeff Foote, and Dr. Ken Carpenter (authors of Beyond Addiction), this book provides a thorough, compassionate guide through the Invitation to Change Approach, a helping model based in science and compassion that is built to teach both family members and professionals the most effective strategies for supporting someone who is struggling with substance use and change.
Beyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People Change is CMC’s first book! Beyond Addiction is CMC’s way of giving families, friends, and loved ones hope that they can help someone they care about change their substance use. Using the most current science and over 40 years of knowledge about substance use treatment, Drs Foote, Wilkens and Kosanke outline how you can help your loved one make changes.
The 20 Minute Guide
We created this workbook and free online resource for parents, partners, friends, and family members who want to help a loved one change their relationship with substances.
Based on the Invitation to Change®, the 20-Minute Guide contains practical ideas and exercises to help you help your loved one through the process of change.
Click here to access the entire 20-Minute Guide for FREE.
The Invitation to Change: A Short Guide
Through short explanatory chapters and more than 20 exercises, The Invitation to Change: A Short Guide will walk you through the 9 core topics of the Invitation to Change Approach® (ITC).