THERE IS HOPE.
YOU ARE NOT ALONE.
IF YOUR LOVED ONE IS AFFECTED BY THE DISEASE OF
ADDICTION, WE’RE HERE TO SUPPORT YOU.
Learn to Cope is a peer-led support network that offers education, resources, and hope for family members and friends who have loved ones affected by substance use disorder.
Founded by Joanne Peterson in 2004, the organization has grown to include over 11,000 members and has become a nationally recognized model for peer support and prevention programming. If you're not sure where to begin, we're here for you and encourage you to get in touch using the button below.
Addiction doesn’t have a specific look, demographic, socio-economic status, or profession.
This is a family disease that holds no bounds. We all know someone struggling with substance use disorder.
If you have a loved one with substance use disorder or in recovery, our meetings offer peer-support, education, resources and hope.
LEARN TO COPE
We're honored by your generosity. There are so many ways you can show your support.
Learn to Cope is a registered 501c3. Your donation is tax-deductible.
We host an online support forum for families & friends who have a loved one struggling with addiction. The forum is a confidential discussion board with over 11,000 members. It requires registration and is moderated by a member of our team.
I started using opiates at an early age when oxycontin hit the streets hard in Boston. At that time no one in my family knew anything about drugs, addiction, or trauma. It just wasn’t something they had experienced….- Grace: An Unmerited Gift from God