Support group for parents of children with addiction/psychological disorders
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Support group for parents of children with addiction/psychological disorders

 

The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades in Tenafly is registering for a support group for parents whose children, from 15 to 25 years old, are struggling with addiction, psychological disorders, or co-occurring issues. The group meets year-round in a completely confidential environment on the first and third Wednesdays each month, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Anyone can join the group, which is facilitated by a psychiatrist, Dr. Jeffrey A. Berman, at any time, The next meeting will be on September 2.

Dr. Berman also is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Rutgers in New Brunswick and the executive medical director of the Discovery Institute for Addictive Disorders in Marlboro.

The group’s goal is to provide parents with the strength, support, practical information, and coping skills they need to overcome feelings of hopelessness and helplessness. For information, call Carol Leslie at (201) 408-1403 or email her at cleslie@jccotp.org.

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