CRAFT Groups & Coaches


Many families wish to deepen their knowledge and understanding of CRAFT by working in person with a CRAFT facilitator and being in contact with other families. These are the Groups/Meetings/Coaches we are aware of. Feel free to inform us of other groups you know of.



 Cathy Taughinbaugh—CRAFT Coach

Cathy runs the Rise Up Mom's Support Club, a support group for moms who are concerned about their teens or young adults. The children's age range at the moment is from 18 to 40. 

Rise Up Moms meets once a week by phone. Meetings are on Monday or Wednesday. A meeting schedule goes out each month. A speaker joins us once a month and a there is a membership site on Slack and Facebook where members can access information. The cost is $27 per month. Anyone can come in free for the first two weeks.

Cathy also offers individual coaching by phone or by video conference. "We start with a Breakthrough Session that is complimentary to see if we are a good fit. I offer a package of 10 60-minute sessions. The client receives either Beyond Addiction or the Parent 20 Minute Guide."



 REST (Resources, Education and Support Together)—In person or onling meetings

Monday7:00 to 8:30, at the First Congregational Church, 300 High Street, Bristol, RI.

Wednesday6:00-7:30 at the Parent Support Network, 535 Centerville Rd, Warwick, RI, Suite 202

Every first and third Thursday of the month at Beachwood Wellness Center, 7:00-8:30, 2150 Tower Hill Rd, Saunderstown, RI, in the back of the barn.

REST also offers an online meeting from 12:00 -1:30 on Wednesdays. People can go to the REST website and register.



 Parent Bridge to Sober Kids—In person group meetings

Meets every Tuesday from 6:30-8 PM (Beginning Oct 2, 2018)

West Ridge Community Church 

3300 Encounter Ln. Elgin, IL 60124

Contact: Kristie Kramer

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Topics in this post: recovery for family member, self-help groups