Jun 19, 2014 · 6:00 PM
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The Adapt Foundation is a charitable organization with the goal of assisting and providing support for the families and friends of drug addicts and alcoholics. There is a great deal of governmental and private assistance available for drug addicts and alcoholics but very few services and support agencies for the families and friends deeply and chronically affected by that same drug addiction and alcoholism. You may not be the alcoholic or addict but your life may be in a shambles as the result of that alcoholism or addiction in someone you love, a family member or a friend. The Adapt Foundation wants to help you just as the addict and alcoholic get help from so many resources throughout the community.
We who live with or near alcoholics and drug addicts suffer collateral damage from our loved ones addiction and behavior. At first we are confused by our loved one's behavior. We cannot understand the hows and whys of their destructive actions. We try to improve their situation and ours by assuming their life responsibilities. Eventually, we find that we can't do enough, and the life we live is no longer our own. We are trapped by our loved one's addiction.
There is hope. By understanding how addiction has changed our loved one, and by understanding how we have adapted to those changes, we can begin the journey back to ourselves.
The Adapt Foundation has weekly workshops open to the public where you will find the open arms of people just like you who are going through exactly what you are going through. We can help by providing you with a place to express yourself, examine your circumstances, consider alternatives, get helpful and educational information that is invaluable to a better future for you. Our attendees find our group workshops to be very interesting, supportive and satisfying. Come visit us some Monday or Thursday and see just what a comfort the group can be for you. You are certainly welcome to join us!
Join us any Monday from 5:30-7:00 PM at 2000 Woodside Road, Room 5, Redwood City, California 94061. The entrance to the location is on Alameda De Las Pulgas at Woodside Road and Room 5 is on the left side of the building. Or join us any Thursday from 6:00-7:30 PM in Redwood Shores, California at the Redwood Shores Library at 399 Marine Parkway.
Admission is always free but donations are greatly appreciated and tax deductible since the Adapt Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Please see our website at www.adaptfoundation.org.