Addiction thrives in isolation
Families with a teen or young adult struggling with addiction can feel at a loss for what to do or where to turn to for help. Addiction thrives in...
Anyone can become Addicted to Drugs… but Recovery is Possible
“It will never happen to me.” “My kids will never do drugs” You know, it never happens to us until it does. If you and your family...
What is an APG? How can it support Recovery?
The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) just released this new definition of addiction after a four-year process involving more than 80 experts. “At its core, addiction isn’t just a...
The Twelve Traditions of the Palmer Drug Abuse Program
PDAP, like AA, has 12 Steps and 12 Traditions. The Twelve Traditions are the rules that govern each PDAP group. They provide a framework to help ensure that PDAP...
Working the Steps: PDAP Step Two
We found it necessary to “stick with winners” in order to grow. In Step One, we admitted we were powerless to overcome the problems in our lives. We recognized our need...
PDAP Fundraising Social – November 15th 2016
Dear PDAP Supporters, The PDAP Board invites you to attend the PDAP Social on November 15, 2016, benefitting the Palmer Drug Abuse Program (PDAP) in celebration of 45 years of...
Take the first step
Step One We admitted that mind-changing chemicals had caused at least part of our lives to become unmanageable. When we admit that a problem exists in our lives and that nothing...
I need help, now what?
Resources – PDAP White Book If you are a recovering drug abuser or the parent of one, the Palmer Drug Abuse Program may already be a familiar name, one that...
Welcome to the new PDAP Website!
We are pleased to announce the launch of our brand new website! After months of hard work and dedication, we are delighted to officially announce the launch on September 29,...