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Core Education and Skills Workshop for Adolescents (13-19)


Family Program Virtual

Geared towards adolescents ( ages 13-19) with a family member (parent, guardian, or sibling) that experiences substance use, this program utilizes a combination of presentations, educational videos, Q&A, peer support and application of new concepts, the Virtual Family Program strives to create an interactive, supportive learning and processing environment, where adolescents are able to gain insight, peer feedback, support and skills about:

  • Substance use disorder and its impacts on the family
  • Families' reactions to the substance use and behaviors in the past ("unhealthy helping")
  • Helpful boundary and communication skills
  • Sources of support for healing

Please click here to view the Terms and Conditions for Participating. When you are registering, you will be asked to agree to these Terms and Conditions. If you have further questions, please feel free to reach out. 

What to expect: 
We do encourage participation and questions in this program as that adds to the depth of the day, however it is not required. There are breaks in the morning and afternoon, then a longer break for lunch midway through the program. 
Virtual Format: 
All sessions are presented live, virtually via Webex. To download the Webex app, click hereThe link to join the program that you registered for will be emailed to you by 5 p.m. (Central) the day prior to that program. 
Dates and Times:
Programs are held on one Tuesday per month; 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (Central), see list to see what date works best for you.


***Please note, this program is not intended for parents/guardians with an adolescent that is struggling with substance use disorder. If you would like to register for our Virtual Program intended for parents/guardians, please click here. Thank you for your understanding.

Helpful Reminders
  • In order to interact fully in the program, participants will need a computer or device that has video/microphone capabilities. Thank you!
  • If you have questions/concerns about your adolescent participating in this program please do not hesitate to reach out to the family program professionals at
  • After clicking "submit registration", you will receive a generic confirmation email. If you do not receive this, please try registering again and clicking that final step of "submit registration. If you would like to confirm your registration please email
  • Registration closes the day before each scheduled program.


For questions or cancelationemail us at


Your facilitators are all credentialed family professionals with Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation's Virtual Family Program.




Harnessing science, love and the wisdom of lived experience, we are a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by substance use and mental health conditions.

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