FAMILY & CHILD SERVICES
Many families at Amethyst have experienced family disruption caused by the extended parent/child separation that can result from addiction, mental illness, poverty, and criminal involvement.
Amethyst recognizes the importance of family inclusive treatment and strives to provide supportive wraparound care for the children whose mothers are in our IOP programming.
Our family-centered programs promote meaningful family dialogue, increase parent knowledge, and encourage parental involvement in the development and education of their children, giving all family members the support they need to reconnect with each other.
Children living at Amethyst receive drug and violence prevention education that coaches children on important resistance skills and ways to effectively communicate with peers and others. Amethyst kids also have an opportunity to attend SummerQuest, our therapeutic summer day camp.
At Amethyst, we believe in reunifying these families and provide these supports: