Jose Edgar Juanita

Our Stories, Our Hope

Empathy is a powerful conduit for change. When we see one another, hear one another and connect with one another's stories, we create new possibilities for healing and hope—which is what this issue of TOGETHER magazine is all about.

Meet Juanita, José and their son, Edgar, who have embraced recovery as something families do together. "Recovering from the disease of addiction isn't like healing from an illness where you take a remedy and get well. It's more like a journey …" José explains. 

Learn how our Spanish Family Program brought their family closer together when addiction could have pulled them apart.

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When we connect with someone else's story, we see new possibilities for ourselves, our families and our communities—which is what this issue of TOGETHER magazine is all about.

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Harnessing science, love and the wisdom of lived experience, we are a force of healing and hope ​​​​​​​for families and communities affected by substance use and mental health conditions.