If you are a parent of a family member struggling with alcohol or drug addiction, you may need to consider a Shields for Families drug rehab program. This organization is designed to assist families in overcoming substance abuse problems and strengthen their relationships so that they can overcome drug and alcohol addiction together. In this article, we will take a closer look at whatShields for Families offers and how you can get involved in the process.
As part of a culturally sensitive and intergenerational, not profit driven, organization, Shield’s for Families serves families in the areas of Southern California that are culturally diverse, low income and underrepresented in local substance abuse treatment programs. Because of the organization’s focus on equity and cultural competence, programs are more equally distributed among all communities, income levels and ethnic backgrounds. Programs are facilitated by licensed social workers and trained therapists who work in collaboration with trained counselors and addiction specialists. Through these efforts, Shields for Families ensures that every member of their community has access to quality drug treatment services.
Shields for Families was established in 2021 and is funded through a grant from the US Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), a division of the U.S. Department of Education. In Los Angeles, several schools, police departments, fire departments, and other organizations teamed up to offer a highly focused and diversified program to help families in need. Through this collaboration, Los Angeles and its surrounding area have the most comprehensive substance abuse treatment services available in the country. Through this process, thousands of families receive help that enables them to reclaim their lives, move forward with productive careers, and enjoy the rewards of living in a civil and free society. Shields for Families provides hope for these families, ensuring that each individual and family are provided with the help they need to achieve their goals.