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inPractice – Quarterly Newsletter

inPractice is a quarterly bulletin sharing the latest news of Adfam's local work, along with a useful focus on a particular issue. If you have any feedback or thoughts for future issues then please contact Anna Kasmir. If you would like to receive inPractice please use the box on the right.

  • Volume 5, Issue 1: January 2016

    • Adfam News
      • Adfam's OST Report - One year on
      • Candlelit Carol Concert
      • InPractice Survey
    • Regional Round-Up
    • Local practice
      • Inclusion Cambridgeshire
      • Adfam supporting families with a loved one in prison
    • New Practice: One Recovery, Staffordshire
    • In Focus: SMART Recovery for Family and Friends

  • Volume 4, Issue 4: October 2015

    • Adfam News
      • The impact of substance use on couple relationships
      • Staffing changes at Adfam
      • Opioid Substitute Therapy Report
    • Regional Round-Up
    • Local practice
      • Kikit BASS: Supporting BME Communities
      • ASAP: A community approach to reaching families and alcohol users in Swindon
    • New Practice: One Recovery, Staffordshire
    • In Focus: Working with families bereaved through addiction

  • Volume4, Issue 3: July 2015

    • Adfam News
      • Adfam offers FREE training to improve the safeguarding of children to Local Authorities
      • Update on Psychoactive Substances Bill
    • Regional Round-Up
    • Local practice
      • DHI's Reach Out Festival June 2015: Families need recovery too
      • COAP - an online community for children and young people affected by parental drug or alcohol use
    • New Practice: One Recovery, Staffordshire
    • In Focus: Action on Addiction - Moving Parents and Children Together (M-PACT) Programme

  • Volume 4, Issue 2: April 2015

    This is the Kinship Care special edition

    • Adfam News
      • Campaign to Access Naloxone
      • Staffing changes at Adfam
      • Hetty's wins Prime Minister's Award
    • Regional Round-Up
    • Local practice
      • Swanswell Kinship Care Support Service in Barnsley
      • Adfam's Kinship Care Support Service in HMP Peterborough
    • New Practice: One Recovery, Staffordshire
    • In Focus: NPS and the impact on families

  • Volume 4, Issue 1: January 2015

    • Adfam News
      • Adfam's Christmas Carol Concert 2014
      • Why Invest?
    • Regional Round-Up
    • Local practice
      • Peer-led support: Taking Steps, Greenwich
      • NEPACS - Prison support networks in the North East
    • In Focus: CRAFT approach to family support
    • Practical resources

  • Volume 3, Issue 4: October 2014

    • Adfam News
      • Staff changes at Adfam
      • Drug and Alcohol Family Support: 2014 Health Check
      • Bereavement Project
      • Adfam's 30th Birthday
    • Regional Round-Up
    • Local Practice
      • 30th Birthday events at Empathy
      • Holding Families 30th Birthday celebrations
      • Family Recovery Champion goes to Asian Festival
    • In Focus
      • Troubled Families Programme

  • Volume 3, Issue 3: July 2014

    • Adfam News
      • Regional Development Changes
      • Quality Standards in Family Support
      • Adfam's 30th Birthday
    • Regional Round-Up
    • Local Practice
      • Championing Family Recovery at Aquarius
      • No Easy Answers: Giving family members a voice through film
    • In Focus
      • What does recovery mean for families?

  • Volume 3, Issue 2: April 2014

    • Adfam News
      • Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST) and Risks to Children
      • Adfam's 30th Birthday
      • Alcohol and Families Alliance
    • Policy Update
      • The Care Bill
    • Regional Round-Up
    • Local Practice
      • Influencing local structures in Essex
      • DrugFAM's work with those bereaved by addiction: their sixth pillar of support
    • In Focus
      • Building referral links
    • Upcoming Events

  • Volume 3, Issue 1: January 2014

    • Adfam News
      • Changes in Regional Development
      • Professionals Peer Mentoring
      • Families First Adfam/DDN Conference
      • Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST) and Risks to Children
      • Bereavement Survey
    • Regional Round-Up
    • Local Practice
      • Donate and Dazzle: Alternative ways of raising funds at Hetty's
      • Families and Friends Network in West Sussex: Engaging with local communities and working with volunteers
    • In Focus
      • Fundraising
    • Upcoming Events

  • Volume 2, Issue 4: November 2013

    • Adfam News
      • Family Champions Update
      • Bereavement Project
      • Referral Project
      • Outcome Measurement Tool
    • Regional Round-Up
    • Local Practice
      • Dual Diagnosis Project at SPODA: Addressing the complex needs of families and carers of substance users wth Mental Health problems
      • HMP Isis, a father focussed service in a Youth Offenders Institution
    • In Focus
      • Supporting families affected by multiple needs and exclusions
    • Upcoming Events

  • Volume 2, Issue 3: July 2013

    • Adfam News
      • Feltham Young Offenders Institution
      • Developing outcome measurement in family support
      • Family Development Coordinator, Kent
      • Adfam Conference, Hidden Harm: 10 years on
    • Regional Round-Up
    • Local Practice
      • North Westminster Drug & Alcohol Service Family and Carers Event
      • Organisational shift at Aquarius
    • In Focus
      • Engaging with MPs
    • Upcoming Events

  • Volume 2, Issue 2: April 2013

    • Adfam News
      • Family Champion Pilot in South West
      • Greenwich
      • Professionals Forum
      • Substance Misuse Skills Consortium
    • Regional Round-Up
    • Local Practice
      • Action on Addiction - Moving Parents and Children Together Programme
      • Flashmob on the South of Tyne and Wear Metro
    • In Focus
      • Building referral chains with Primary Care
    • Upcoming Events

  • Volume 2, Issue 1: January 2013

    • New Initiatives
      • Recovery - what does it mean for families?
      • New Website
    • Regional Round-Up
    • Local Practice
      • Raising awareness of carers amongst Primary Care services
      • Holding Families in HMP Buckley Hall
    • In Focus
      • Influencing
    • Upcoming Events

  • Volume 1, Issue 1: September 2012

    • New Initiatives: Peer Support
    • Regional Round-Up:
      • The latest news from the regions
      • Case Study on The Carers’ Drug and Alcohol Network’s Single Point of Contact system
      • Case Study on Turning Point’s use of peer mentoring for family members
    • In Focus: Increasing visibility