Support Group for Family, Friends of People Facing Addiction

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Mount Auburn Hospital announced it will be hosting a free support group for family and friends of people with alcohol, drug or gambling problems. 

The hospital sent out the following information:

WHAT: Are you being impacted by someone close to you who has an alcohol, drug or gambling problem/addiction? Mount Auburn Hospital has developed a support group to help. Beginning in August, the hospital will present the Family-Friends Support and Education Group focusing on how addiction impacts a family’s finances, physical health and psychological wellbeing. Participants will learn about options for support by understanding the short and long term impact of addiction on the family system and identify ongoing community supports that are available to improve your quality of life.

The support group will be facilitated by Marianne Parent, LMHC MA.

WHEN: The support group will be held monthly on the second Thursday of each month from 7-8 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Thursday, August 10, 2017
  • Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017
  • Thursday, October 12, 2017
  • Thursday, November 9, 2017
  • Thursday, December 14, 2017

WHERE:  Mount Auburn Hospital- Clark Building, 1st floor
330 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

COST: Attendance is free. Registration is required for this class. To enroll, contact the Community Health Department at 617-499-5665 ex 4065.

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