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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Do you want to commission or provide support for families affected by drugs and alcohol?

Read "Making It Happen", our guide which brings together our 30+ years of experience of supporting families.

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We've delivered specialist practitioner training on families and substance use for many years. Recently, we've refreshed and revised the most popular courses to reflect the very latest evidence and practice. Find out more: bit.ly/2KZ2mj2

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Do you care for someone with opioid dependence? All Wales Medicine Strategy Group want to hear the views of families & carers to understand their needs and how having a family member with opioid dependence affects them.

The survey closes on 23 May

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Do you want to keep up-to-date with all things to do with families, drugs and alcohol? Sign up for The Family Angle, our monthly policy and good practice newsletter: bit.ly/2ux08xh

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“The problem I had was my own shame, I suppose, in admitting the cause of my son’s death.”

Losing someone due to drugs or alcohol is incredibly hard and can be very isolating. Read the consultation report for our bereavement project to find out more: bit.ly/2uwakpG

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“We could continue to be manipulated or we could stand back.”– Sally

Read a mother’s story of coping with her son’s drug use in our Journeys booklet for parents.

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We asked family members in Greenwich what they would recommend to someone whose loved one is in recovery. Here is what they told us: bit.ly/2KVRiD6

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In 2018 we supported over 1,000 families affected by problematic drug or alcohol use. Read more about our achievements and methods in our 2018 Impact Report: bit.ly/2OA6mFm

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The theme for this year's #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek is Body Image. Having body image issues and low self-esteem can sometimes be linked with substance use and it is important that this families are given the support they need to be able to support their loved ones.

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