Children who grew up with parents who were substance abusers frequently experience problems as adults with intimacy, understanding themselves, meeting their own needs and giving up the past.

Highland Ridge Hospital is sponsoring a nine-week educational/therapy series for those adults on Wednesdays beginning Aug. 17.The series, which runs 7-9 p.m., costs $100. All necessary materials are provided.

For more information, call 272-9851.