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“Addiction is a family disease. One person may use, but the whole family suffers.” - Shelly Lewis 






PAL (Parents of Addicted Loved Ones) is a free educational support group for spouses, parents, siblings, adult children, friends, and neighbors of addicted loved ones. More often than not, it is the entire family who feels the effects of an individual’s struggle with addiction. Substance abuse is a roller coaster ride for everyone  near it. Sometimes the person you love doesn't seem like the same person at all anymore. Feeling responsible for someone with these struggles brings a mixture of emotions where the “right thing to do” becomes a bit cloudy. When in fact does helping someone start hurting them? 

If you need help learning  healthy ways to respond to a loved one, come and join us. 

Participants must be 18 or older. 



6:30 P.M on Thursday evenings. 

Reflections & Recovery Ministry Center 

3103 W Alameda St.

Roswell, NM 88203


For more information, please contact Lorual



Frequently discussed topics:


The Addiction Cycle

Traits & Behaviors of Addiction 

Delayed Emotional Growth

Role of the Family 

Releasing Your Loved One 

Emotional Detachment

Setting Realistic Boundaries 

Accepting Consequences

Enabling Behaviors 

Financial Strings

The Steps of Recovery 

Recognizing Relapse

"When we focus on changing the way we help our loved one,

rather than trying to change them, it gives us realistic hope."


-Mike Speakman, founder of PAL, 2006

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