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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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The Gary Seaman Award is for an outstanding practitioner/volunteer who has made a real difference to families affected by drugs and alcohol. Nominate someone here: bit.ly/2LVo6wN

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Great to hear about new @UKSMARTofficial family and friends group in Westminster. Starts 17th Sept running every Monday 6-7.30 at CGL on Old Queen St. If you're affected by a loved one's drug/alcohol use search our map to find a support group near you: bit.ly/2Negguf

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In 2017, we supported and worked with over 1,300 family members affected by drug or alcohol use. Read more in our latest Impact Report: bit.ly/2zK7v9m

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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

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Want to make a difference supporting kin care families in Peterborough? We're looking for energetic individuals experienced in working with children to support trips & activities on our kin care project. Paid & volunteer positions available. Find out more: bit.ly/2weK7Mc

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“I sometimes feel like I am fighting a losing battle but I just take each day at a time and try to stay positive.” – Peter

Read stories of men affected by a loved one’s drug or alcohol use in our Journeys booklet for men.

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Do you have a loved one who uses drugs/alcohol

and struggles with a mental health problem? Our monthly peer support & advocacy group for families supporting someone with a dual diagnosis next meets Fri 7 Sept, 11am-3pm in London. Email Rob for more info: r.stebbings@adfam.org.uk

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Do you have a loved one who uses drugs/alcohol

and struggles with a mental health problem? Our monthly peer support & advocacy group for families supporting someone with a dual diagnosis next meets Fri 7 Sept, 11am-3pm in London. Email Rob for more info: r.stebbings@adfam.org.uk