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Are you a parent who's experienced abusive behaviour from your drug or alcohol using child?

Posted by Administrator on 30 October 2017.

If you are a parent who has a child (including adult children over 18) who has a drug or alcohol problem and you have experienced abusive behaviour from them then we can help.

Funded by Comic Relief Adfam has trained a group of parents affected by these issues to help their peers - other parents.

If you'd like to know more please see this link and leave your details.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScJ3NwfIEHzUEw9zFfZNxarMGvp1OMEmipOpS-wE2u5WaH_WA/formResponse

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The Adfam Team.

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JRD
20 Nov 2017

My son has smoked cannabis since he was fourteen he moved on to cocaine as well.  He is now 28 and out of control.  He is verbally abusive to me, throwing things at me punching walls or doors near me, he smashed my front door in about three years ago, he had a key when he went out.  I should have had him arrested at this point but he apologised n paid for a replacement panel for door.  I had a new stronger door so he cant do it again.  I thought we were helping him, he live here for almost nothing, I realise now I was enabling him.  A year last August after a month of my husband witnessing his behaviour, I’d been putting up with it for at least three years.  We made he leave we paid deposit for a room got him food bought him a new tv as he had put his fist through his.  He was very verbally aggressive and threatening to me; to the point of texting threatening to kill me.  We have asked him to stay away as we can’t cope with this anymore and I  am actually frightened  of him, really worried about what he is capable of.  It’s so sad as underneath this he is a nice person who is lost.

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