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Adam's Place Camp Cope Program

Our 8-week Program, Camp Cope, is offered two times a year: Fall Camp and Winter Camp. The bonds created with peers, coping skills acquired, and confidence gained, help our children to increase school attendance, school performance, gain a sense of security, build confidence, and most importantly restore hope.

Take a peak at some of the highlights from our latest session "Building Your Toolbox".

Children dealing with loss are vastly overlooked in society at large and in schools in particular. Our Camp Cope Programs have the largest group of children to date and we are at maximum capacity. Our services are in high demand and in order to continue providing support for children and families experiencing loss, we need help from our community.

Our 2020 goal is to not only expand our Adam's Place Training Facility but to partner with our community schools to bring Camp Cope into their facilities. We have successfully lead Camp Cope at LIED Stem Academy and are currently running the program at Rancho High School.
These losses are powerful and often overwhelming, leaving children with intense feelings of pain, anger, fear, and guilt. Left unresolved, these emotions can inhibit a child's natural growth and can push them down a path of bad choices.

Studies show that grieving children can have:

• Increased depression and anxiety throughout childhood and adulthood
• Decreased academic performance
• Increased probability of delinquency
• Increased probability of drug use
• Increased probability of early sexual activity and teen pregnancy
• Increased probability of gang involvement

With the help of our community, we would be able to grow the capacity of our current programs, expand our outreach, and advance research beyond our landmark studies currently underway. In short, we help kids heal, creating a stronger community.

Visit https://adamsplacelv.org/support-us/ to learn how you can help us build strong hearts in our community!

Meet Delia Garcia, new intern at Adam’s Place

Welcome to our new intern!

Hello! My name is Delia Garcia. I was born and raised here in Las Vegas. I married my high school sweetheart and we been married for 19 years. We have two teen boys, two dogs and a turtle. I like to do try DIY projects and read. I started to garden but struggling to keep plants alive but not giving up.

I am a Social Work student at UNLV and will be graduating this spring with a bachelor’s degree. I wanted to complete my practicum hours at Adam’s Place because I wanted to be able to interact with children and be hands on with providing support.

Adult Group Therapy Sessions

Adam’s Place Offers Adult Group Therapy Sessions with Renowned Las Vegas Therapist Steven Kalas Starting October 14th

Adam’s Place, a local nonprofit organization, will be offering a clinical, adult group therapy program lead by therapist, Steven Kalas. The theme will be Recovering from Loss and Moving Forward.

Steven Kalas is a therapist, speaker, published author, and philosopher. He works as an individual, marriage and family counselor. Kalas is also a pastoral counselor in Las Vegas, Nevada. He travels nationally as a public speaker and provides consultation to a myriad of organizations. “Human Matters,” Kala’s twice-weekly column written for the Las Vegas Review Journal, from 2007-2015, answered readers’ questions. Kalas added his musings about life, love, family, ethics, sex, culture, art, philosophy, religion, celebration, and suffering. Since 2015, his articles routinely appear each week in community newspapers.

“We are excited to partner with Kalas to offer an adult group therapy on site at Adam’s Place,” said Kelly Thomas-Boyers, executive director of Adam’s Place.

The program fee is $50 per person and includes four sessions. The dates are October 14th and 21st, November 11th and 25th. All sessions will be held at Adam’s Place 840 S Rancho Dr 625-4 Las Vegas, Nevada 89106 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm.

To register or ask any questions, send an email to: adamsplacetrainingcenter@gmail.com

Adam’s Place Teddy Bear and Camp Cope Scholarship Drive

November is Children’s National Grief Awareness Month. Be a Superhero for a child experiencing loss! Our Teddy Bear and Camp Cope Scholarship Drive runs the entire month of November. Drop off a teddy bear or unwrapped gift (children 5-18) at one of the locations though out the valley (locations listed below).

Small new teddy bears are included in our Camp Cope coping skills backpacks for children participating in the program. Gifts will be given to our Fall Camp Cope kids at our annual Christmas party.

Sponsor a child today! Donate to our Camp Cope Scholarship:

Teddy bear donation drop off locations:

Adam’s Place
840 S Rancho Dr 625-4 Las Vegas, Nevada 89106

Sierra LLC Conditioning & Heating
4210 W. Patrick Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89118

Jaguar Land Rover Las Vegas
6425 Roy Horn Way, Las Vegas, NV 89118

Advertising & Marketing Solutions, Inc.
9670 W. Tropicana Ave., Ste 125, Las Vegas, NV 89147

Lotus Broadcasting Corp
8755 W. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89147

Las Vegas Pharmacy
2600 W. Sahara Ave., Ste 120, Las Vegas, NV 89102

LienRx.com – Locations

Refill Pharmacy
8536 Del Web Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89134

986 Pharmacy
241 N. Buffalo Drive, Ste 150, Las Vegas, NV 89145

Southwest Pharmacy
4550 E. Bonanza Road 3C, Las Vegas, NV 89110

OK’Care Pharmacy
4845 Rainbow Blvd., Ste 403, Las Vegas, 89103

City Pharmacy
1131 E. Tropicana Ave., Ste A-1, Las Vegas, NV 89119

Las Vegas Scripts Rx
2920 N. Green Valley Pkwy, Ste 814, Las Vegas, NV 89014

Southwest Specialty Pharmacy
8170 S. Eastern Ave., Ste 10, Las Vegas, NV 89123

DTS Pharmacy
2208 E. Charleston Blvd., Ste B, Las Vegas, NV 89104

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The painful experience of losing of a loved one: Adam S. Kutner helps through donation to Adam’s Place

Attorney Adam S. Kutner donated $1,800 to Adam’s Place, the local peer support group setting for children, teens and families experiencing the loss of a loved one. The funds benefit the nonprofit organization’s in-school grief support program, which brings professional grief and coping services to students at school for youth unable to access services on-site at Adam’s Place.

“We’re so appreciative of Adam Kutner’s recognition of the need and importance of counseling, grief and coping programs for children, teens and families experiencing a loss,” said Kelly Thomas-Boyers, Adam’s Place founder. “Grief is a normal part of loss, but it’s how you talk about it and cope and deal with it, that can make the difference. Adam Kutner’s donation helps make access to counseling programs easier and helps us bridge that gap.”

The Adam’s Place donation is part of Kutner’s ongoing efforts to support and make a difference in the Southern Nevada community where he and his staff live. The creation of Adam Kutner Cares spotlights Kutner’s support of numerous local charities and inspires others to get involved.

“I’m pleased to help Adam’s Place continue its wonderful work for children, teens and families and to commend the devoted Adam’s Place team for a decade of service helping people through some of their darkest times,” said Kutner.

The Kutner check presentation to Adam’s Place was made during the nonprofit’s recent Vintage and Vines 10th Anniversary celebration at Red Rock Country Club.

Adam’s Place Ten Year Anniversary Documentary

Hello from Adam’s Place!

This documentary was created by our intern Angela from Nevada State College. We are excited to share with you how far we have come as we celebrate Adam’s Place ten year anniversary and what our goals are for the next ten years.

We hope you enjoy getting a sneak peak of the work we do and listening to volunteers and participants speak about their experiences with Adam’s Place.

Thank you for watching!