The mission of the Valley Women's Center is to provide counseling, education, support and referral services for women and families at risk for alcohol and drug abuse, domestic violence and other threats to family stability.
We provide a wide range of services and programs. We have ongoing support groups, including:
Addiction is a physiological issue, not a moral issue. There is no longer any doubt among researchers that there is a genetic predisposition to addiction. Children of alcoholics have a 50- to 80-percent greater chance of becoming alcoholics themselves.
The American Medical Association recognizes alcoholism as a chronic,
progressive disease involving physical and psychological symptoms, which
if left untreated, will cause permanent mental impairment, physical incapacities
and eventual death.