Families are important! Avalon Center has a special free Educational meeting to address education about addiction and to provide support to the families of addicts and alcoholics! The meeting is part of an ongoing series on the first Saturday of the month. In July we will have it on the second Saturday as it is a holiday weekend for the first weekend. July 13 is the date at 1 PM. Heather Robinson LMHC, MAC, CDP will be talking about how alcoholism and addiction impact the family in the first hour. In the second hour there will be a support group meeting for the family members. All are invited to the meeting to understand more about addiction. This includes the new definition and terms used by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual V (DSM V) just recently came out with new criteria for addiction.