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Class to help families of loved ones with substance abuse problems

MATForce invites professionals and family members to a low-cost training designed to help the families of loved ones struggling with substance abuse called Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT).

The training, presented by Dr. Raymond Anderson of the University of Arizona, will be on April 26, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Prescott Resort, Arizona Room, 1500 E. Highway 69, Prescott.

Cost for the training is $10.

MATForce is Yavapai County's substance abuse coalition.

CRAFT is a proven successful strategy used by therapists and by families to encourage individuals to enter addiction treatment and to provide help for families with the day-to-day issues of substance abusers.  It is a non-confrontational method resulting in positive outcomes for the person with the substance abuse disorder as well as the entire family.  CRAFT methods are effective and easy to learn.

To register contact MATForce at 928-708-0100 or by email at  CEU's are available.

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