Improving life for
 families affected by
  drugs and alcohol


Drug and alcohol use can threaten and ultimately destroy family relationships and wellbeing. We empower family members and carers, support frontline workers and influence decision-makers to stop this happening.

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We're recruiting!

Role available: Policy & Communications Co-ordinator (3 days per week)

In this role you'll take forward an ambitious programme to amplify the voice of families affected by substance misuse.

Apply today: bit.ly/2qI8Hmh

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Has substance use within your family affected your couple relationship?

With @OnePlusOne_ we have created an audio collection of short stories and practical advice from real people living in families affected by drug or alcohol use.

Listen to it here: bit.ly/2OHbqar

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Do you work with parents using substances and their children?

Read our new Good Practice Guide for practitioners on Opioid Substitute Treatment (OST) and the risks to children.

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Are you affected by someone else's drug or alcohol use (professionally or personally)? Join us in Newcastle at @GStreetSocial in Newcastle from 1pm tomorrow for our free health and wellbeing event.

Spaces are limited, register here for free: bit.ly/2qQefLB

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We asked family members in Greenwich about what helps them to cope with their loved one’s substance use. Here are some of their top tips: bit.ly/2uh7NQa

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Congratulations to Tamika!

Our sessional youth worker for Newham Building Family Recovey project won the Newham Youth Change Maker Award!!

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Do you support a child or young person affected by parental substance use?

Read our Journeys booklet “When parents take drugs” to help them discuss their life and feelings and be reassured that they are not alone and that there are people who can help.

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Are you on the lookout for an exciting new opportunity? We're looking for a skilled, enthusiastic and energetic individual to join our team as Policy & Communications Co-ordinator (3 days per week)

Find out more and apply today: bit.ly/2zylxaK

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How do you talk to a loved one about their drug or alcohol use? Family members in Greenwich recommended trying to be calm and remaining neutral. Read other top tips: bit.ly/2KVFwsH