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Date(s) - 10/03/2018 - 10/03/2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Family Recovery Institute

Young adults (18 to 30+) face intense pressure to achieve and to succeed. Navigating our modern world and its social media demands, video gaming distractions, marijuana legalization, and uncertain environmental (climate) future can be daunting even for the most competent. For those who struggle with depression, anxiety, substance abuse, or subtle learning disabilities, launching into an independent life under these conditions can seem nearly impossible.

This weekly group provides peer and professional interaction supported by a drop-in skills laboratory in which members write resumes, practice interviewing or talking with authority figures, prepare on-line applications, or complete homework and various types of research.

This Weekly Workshop is Specifically Designed for Young Adults Seeking to:

  • Find and keep meaningful work while reducing financial dependence on parents
  • Develop classroom experience and the confidence to start or complete college
  • Investigate technical and engineering training options nearby

Weekly Groups Meets Every Wednesday Weekly Starting Wednesday October 3, 2018 from 7-8:30 pm
Fees are $500 per month, includes lab

Facilitated by:

Baaba Hawthorne, LMFT (Lic.106136) treats individuals and their wounded families struggling with substance abuse, trauma, and other complex mental health conditions. As a woman of color and first generation American born to West African parents, Baaba has a keen interest in cultural influences and issues in families as well as intergenerational trauma.


Kevin Lecy, PsyD has worked with at-risk teens and stuck young adults throughout the Bay Area, inmates at San Quentin prison, and long-term mentally ill seniors at Napa State Hospital. Kevin joined the Institute team in the Spring of 2018 as a Registered Psychological Assistant (PSB 94023686) supervised by Dr. Kenneth Perlmutter (PSY 25112).


For details, call (415) 322-0939