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Community GED student who is looking for a support group

by Cindy
(Raleigh, NC)

I am the Program Manager of Adult Education in a large homeless facility in Raleigh, NC. I have a community GED student who is looking for a support group to attend. Her live-in boyfriend is addicted to Crack cocaine and she feels all alone and depressed.

Is there a support group in the Raleigh area where she might find refuge and fellowship?

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I have two groups that I would recommend
by: Debbie Wicker

Dear Cindy,

Living with a Cocaine Addict is a HUGE challenge, but there is a lot of support available for her in Raleigh.

The two types of groups I would recommend are:

- Celebrate Recovery (CR), which is a Christian Group that offers wonderful support for addicts, their families and loved ones.

- Al-anon, which supports the families and loved ones of addicts.

I would recommend that she try to visit three or four different meetings until she finds one that she feels comfortable with and that is supportive of her.

Then she should start working the 12 step program so that she can learn as much as possible about Cocaine Addiction. The more she understands about it, the more likely she will be able to help her friend to recover.

Here are some local CR meetings that she could could try:

- Southbridge Fellowship Church9311 Focal Pointe Drive, Suite 101, Raleigh, NC
Raleigh - 27617
North Carolina, Contact Person: Jim Hendren
Contact Number: 919-669-3288

- Powerhouse Church of Jesus Christ
Contact Person: Deacon Levern Wilson
Contact Number: (919) 829-1540
Email: inthespirit1949@yahoo.com

- Hope Community Church821 Buck Jones Rd, Raleigh, NC
Raleigh - 27606
North Carolina, Contact Person: Andy Fraraccio
Contact Number: 919-345-0548

- Crossroads Fellowship2721 Millbrook Road, Raleigh, NC
Raleigh - 27604
North Carolina, Contact Person: Chad Smith
Contact Number: 919-981-0222 x 600

For Raleigh Al-anon meetings here is the contact information:


AL-ANON/ALATEEN SERVICE OFFICE
3509 HAWORTH DRIVE SUITE 200
RALEIGH NC 27609 USA

Email: aso_ldc@bellsouth.net
Phone: (919) 787-1653 http://www.alanonalateenserviceofficeraleigh.org

Please let her know that there is a lot of support out there for her and that she should not give up.

Debbie

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good post

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