Celebrating 30 Years!
For Parents and Caregivers Congratulations on starting the conversation. It is not easy to talk to our children about the hazards of drinking especially when drinking is ubiquitous in our culture. The prevalence of problematic alcohol use continues to escalate from adolescence into young adulthood. Research indicates that brain development continues into early adulthood [...]
Start the Conversation Early & Often It takes courage and practice to have tough conversations but aren't your children worth it? The information on this page has been pulled from many community sources. To start, here are a few simple tips to help you along 1. Stick to facts; 2. Use age-appropriate vocabulary, but [...]
Marj's Story My daughter, Elizabeth Emma-Lee Crawford (named after my mother, Elizabeth and my paternal great grandmother, Emma Lee) died when she was 25 years old. Liz experienced anxiety and depression most of her life – even as a pre-schooler. She was treated for it throughout her life. At the age of 21, [...]
I became involved in the Goal Project because I know firsthand the devastating effects that addiction has on families and wanted to help others avoid the pain. In 2010 my youngest daughter, Beth, who had been struggling with an addiction to prescription pain meds that began with post-partum depression after the birth of [...]
“Families including Children are Hurting As Well As the Individual in Active Addiction.” I am participating in this ministry because it is a way to help people who are struggling with Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and their families. We know that families including children are hurting as well as the individual in active [...]