An illustration from Google's Recovery page, showing people chatting in a park

Normalizing recovery experiences is long overdue. This is a step in the right direction.


Shatterproof’s Rise Up Against Addiction event brought families, friends, and neighbors together in Chicago to shed light on recovery, loss and the stigma of addiction.

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Anne De Santis Lopez

A Certified Peer Recovery Specialist offers advice.

Shatterproof's CEO, Gary Mendell, with his son Brian as a young child

Our founder and CEO spoke to NPR's Rachel Martin about the impact of the trial's verdict, and what it means for families affected by addiction.

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Jaclyn Brown

Since November 16, 2018, there are two questions that instantly make my heart stop.

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Jenny Souviner Hallett

Saving his life is my sweet Brittany Rose’s legacy. Because she died, I was able to help him live.

Helen Morrison - Shatterproof Ambassador
Helen Morrison

Volunteering with Shatterproof offers me a sense of giving back to all the people who have helped me and my sons with recovery.


Recent research raises alarms about opioid use among a particularly vulnerable population: older adults.

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Jessie Dunleavy

Loving a person who suffers from addiction is its own kind of teacher.

Rick Werner
Rick Werner

Together, we are stronger than addiction.

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Beginning at age 15, Bryanna Thomas struggled with alcohol and other drugs. But today, she’s thriving in recovery.

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Thanks to thousands of passionate advocates, we’ve made a lot of progress so far in 2019. Here’s what we’ve achieved together.

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Jess Keefe

LGBTQ+ Americans are more at risk for substance use disorders. 

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Anne De Santis Lopez

Here's how to protect your wellness while still making the most of your summer social events.

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The downsides of federal grants for opioids, a national survey on LGBTQ+ youth and mental health, and more.

Shatterproof: Stronger Than Addiction

Fixing the broken treatment system starts now

Shatterproof is transforming addiction treatment in America. Stay tuned for updates and information

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