Recovery Conversations: National Association for Children of Addiction

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Straight Up Care
Straight Up Care
03/09/24

In this episode of #RecoveryConversations , host Whitney Menarcheck interviews Denise Bertin-Epp and Marybeth Collins from the National Association for Children of Addiction (NACoA) about their program, Celebrating Families. NACoA's mission is to eliminate the adverse effects of drugs and alcohol on children and families impacted by #addiction . Celebrating Families is a unique program that focuses on the whole family system and aims to double the reunification process for children involved in child welfare or kinship programs. The program includes family meals, peer group sessions, and activities to strengthen family bonds. NACoA has also adapted the curriculum to meet the needs of multicultural families and offers support in multiple languages. To get involved in Celebrating Families, organizations and individuals can reach out to NACoA through their website or social media channels.

Learn more about NACoA: https://nacoa.org/

Takeaways
- NACoA's mission is to eliminate the adverse effects of drugs and alcohol on children and families impacted by addiction.
- Celebrating Families is a unique program that focuses on the whole family system.
- The program includes family meals, peer group sessions, and activities to strengthen family bonds.
- NACoA has adapted the curriculum to meet the needs of multicultural families and offers support in multiple languages.

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