Navigation Links
My Family, Inc. Recovery Center to Organize an Adopt-a-Family Program
Date:11/26/2013

(PRWEB) November 26, 2013

My Family, Inc. (MFI) Recovery Center will once again organize an Adopt-a-Family program this Christmas. The program, which provides clothing, shoes, and toys to families in recovery, was a huge success last year. Organizers hope even more donors will participate this year in order to help more families.

According to a National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 8.3 million children live with at least one parent who abuse or are dependent on alcohol or an illicit drug. In 2004, approximately 295,000 parents receiving treatment for substance use had one or more children removed by child protective services.

The burden drug and alcohol abuse puts on families is felt by the children who are taken away to live in foster care or who are left to live in a chaotic environment. Many of the women that participate in MFI's treatment program have had their children taken away and are now being reunified with them. Others have sought treatment on their own and are still working to provide a structured life for their children.

MFI works to heal families. The nonprofit organization welcomes mothers and their children into a safe facility where they can work through recovery. These women are taking the steps needed to recover from their addiction so that they can provide a stable environment for their children.

The Adopt-a-Family program provides gifts and necessities to families participating in treatment at MFI. Because these women have been weighed down by their addiction, many cannot afford gifts or even clothing for their children. They want to provide what is best for their kids, but until they are back on their feet, this is very difficult.

Lisa Molina, Operations Manager at MFI knows the importance of helping these families. "These women are doing the right thing and getting the help they need to get their lives back on track," she said. "They care very much for their children and want to be able to provide them with a happy holiday season. Our Adopt-a-Family program helps make that possible."

My Family, Inc. is a full-service behavioral healthcare organization that has provided high quality, low to no-cost treatment in Riverside, California, since 1972. Its mission is to provide comprehensive substance abuse recovery and behavioral health services to help individuals and families achieve and maintain a healthy and productive lifestyle. MFI operates A Woman's Place (AWP) and University Treatment Facility for Women, which offer a welcoming atmosphere for women and their children during recovery.

MFI connects donors with families in need every Christmas in order to help brighten children's holidays. Donors are given information about the family they will help, including a wish list from the child. Molina is thankful for the support of the community and is hopeful that the support will continue. "Many families are struggling right now and we are looking for additional help to bring Santa to the kids who are at our facility or those who are receiving services on an outpatient basis."

Anyone interested in helping a family this Christmas can contact the facility and ask for Lisa Molina.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/11/prweb11370039.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Does dinner make a strong family, or does a strong family make dinner?
2. For Colorado Family, Its Allergies All Around
3. My Family, Inc. Announces the Launch of its Redesigned Website
4. My Family, Inc. an Exhibitor at National Conference on Addiction Disorders
5. Underage youth get cigarettes and alcohol from friends and family, survey shows
6. Recovery from propofol anesthesia may be sped by use of common stimulant
7. Brain-Injury Recovery Varies Widely Among Children
8. Candeo Partners with Catholic Church Organization to Release New Sexual Addiction Recovery Program
9. Radio Guest Karen Tyrrell to Share her Story of Bipolar Disorder and Recovery
10. Bridges to Recovery Now Offers Intensive Psychological and Mental Treatment
11. Molecule found that inhibits recovery from stroke
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2017)... ... , ... LARKR™ , an innovative new smartphone app providing on-demand talk ... to join its online treatment platform. , Launching in just a few days, ... number of people in need nationwide, and to supplement their traditional practices. Joining this ...
(Date:6/26/2017)... Moscow, RU (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2017 , ... ... released a whitepaper that pledges to solve many catastrophic issues within funding ... September 2017. , The typical notion of crowdfunding - the raising of funds through ...
(Date:6/25/2017)... ... June 25, 2017 , ... FCPX LUT Vintage Volume 2 for Final Cut ... LUT Vintage Volume 2 contains 60 different color-grade presets, giving editors multiple options for ... blurs to single out subjects, plus much more. FCPX LUT Vintage Volume 2 is ...
(Date:6/25/2017)... ... June 25, 2017 , ... Republicans in the United States Senate ... called the Better Care Reconciliation Act. It differs significantly from the American Health Care ... be reconciled in committee, or the House will have to take up the Senate ...
(Date:6/25/2017)... ... , ... CareSet Labs released the Root NPI Graph today at the 2017 ... improved version of the Doctor Referral teaming dataset commonly available from Medicare. , Originally ... the the “Doctor Referral Dataset” as released by Medicare and “DocGraph” as released by ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/12/2017)... 2017 Kineta, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on ... Vice President of R&D and Head of Virology Kristin Bedard ... for the Northwest and Beyond meeting sponsored by Life ... 2017 from 8:30-10:30 AM PDT at the Agora Conference Center ... Dr. Bedard will be joined by other leaders in infectious ...
(Date:6/9/2017)... 2017 AirXpanders, Inc. (ASX: AXP) (AirXpanders or ... manufacture, sale and distribution of the AeroForm® Tissue Expander ... its commercial roll-out in the United States ... one hundred (100) medical institutions and health systems, located ... needle-free alternative for women who choose reconstructive surgery following ...
(Date:6/8/2017)... ANGELES , June 8, 2017   Responding to ... drug oversight and the death of singer Chris Cornell ... on Human Rights International offers a free online ... better educate consumers and families about psychotropic drug risks. ... Ledger , who died from an accidental overdose, has called ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: