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Virtual Family Program for Adolescents (13-19)


Family Program Virtual

Geared towards adolescents 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.




The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs. As the nation's leading nonprofit provider of comprehensive inpatient and outpatient addiction and mental health care for adults and youth, the Foundation has treatment centers and telehealth services nationwide as well as a network of collaborators throughout health care. Through charitable support and a commitment to innovation, the Foundation is able to continually enhance care, research, programs and services, and help more people. With a legacy that began in 1949 and includes the 1982 founding of the Betty Ford Center, the Foundation today is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in its services and throughout the organization, which also encompasses a graduate school of addiction studies, a publishing division, an addiction research center, recovery advocacy and thought leadership, professional and medical education programs, school-based prevention resources and a specialized program for children who grow up in families with addiction.

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