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Board Members
Brian Anthony
Derrick Arthur
John Bahe
Kristie Blanchet
Jenell Brewer
Maetta Broadus
Carmel Cline
Rebecca Collett
Holly Dye
Lisa Lee
Tara Moseley
Chris Weber
Charlotte Wethington
Tony White

1425 Story Ave.
Louisville, KY 40206


Advocacy with Anonymity is a pamphlet copublished by Join Together and the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. It answers the question, "How can I stand up for my rights without violating the anonymity tradition of my twelve-step group?"
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Feature on PAR Member Tony Thornton
10/Sep/2006 10:21
Tony Thornton spent the next 20 years doing menial jobs and abusing alcohol and drugs. He was strung out on crack until a rehab program saved his life more>>

Leeann's Story
My name is Leeann M. C

Judy's Story
My name is Judy W.  I am incarcerated at (Blank) County Correctional Center in Kentucky.  more>>

Chery's Story
The Anatomy of Pain and Addiction more>>

Profiles of Recovery Advocacy in Action
The fifth in Faces and Voices of Recovery series of interviews with recovery advocates from across the country by Bill White and Pat Taylor features the President of People Advocating Recovery (PAR), Mike Barry. Learn more…

Grieving mother worked to change law:

Charlotte Wethington is convinced her son would be alive if she could have signed him into a treatment center and kept him there until he was free. But through her perseverance, families from Ashland to Paducah, Ky., who have someone struggling with addiction now can do what Kentucky law wouldn't let her do for her son. more>>



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