Your guide for running an effective session with the Discovery Cards — for counselors, peer support providers, educators, and more
Uses the R1 Family Support Model
TOPIC: Family Support — What can family and friends do to help?
Knowing how best to help and support friends and loved ones suffering from substance use disorder can be difficult. This card deck (and companion Facilitator Guide) presents a variety of ways for you to constructively help others in recovery. We encourage you to select a few from different categories on which to focus and practice. Revisit the deck on a regular basis and pick new ones to try. Over time, you will find the combinations that work best for you and your situation.
Facilitator Guide — An essential companion to the Discovery Cards, the Facilitator Guide provides group leaders with everything needed to run structured, action-oriented sessions, including activity worksheets, and coaching tips. Discovery Cards are simple, practical, and impactful and increase engagement. Using color-coded categorized cards, group members will self-discover a variety of tools they can practice to support family or friends in recovery. Discovery Cards increase engagement, participation, and self-discovery and spark great discussions in recovery group settings. For the best experience, buy a Group Kit, which includes everything you need to run an effective session.