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.

Find local support



If you're worried about a loved one's drug or alcohol use, you can find local help with Adfam's support directory at


"I did not feel at all stigmatised by my GP, but there was a bit of

misunderstanding. She wasn’t quite sure of how it all works."

We've developed a new online resource with @lgbtfriend that advises families, partners and friends of people that engage in #chemsex.


It's that time of the year again! Tickets for our 2019 Carol Concert are on sale:

🎄 When? Wed 4th Dec (doors open 6.30pm)

🎄 Where? @stbrideschurch

Get 20% off with a bundle ticket for our Conference the same day at the Bridewell Centre next door!


We're tackling the effects of parental alcohol use on children by hosting 3 conferences for professionals working with families in #Haringey. Our public health team is here to tell you more. Book a place here:


Tickets for our 2019 Conference "It's not that simple" are on sale!

Join the discussion into the multiple challenges for families affected by substance use & possible solutions.

Get 20% off by also coming to our Carol Concert next door in the evening!


DACON is a great opportunity for those supporting families affected by drugs & alcohol in the South-West to meet others, network, share practice and hear updates from across the sector. Next meeting taking place in Bristol on Wednesday and it's free to attend!…


Do you have a loved one with a drug/alcohol problem? You can enter our Family Voices Competition for families to share their experiences creatively through poetry/creative writing. Entries must be in by 31 October. Find out more on our website:


Do you know a practitioner that's made a real difference to you or someone you know? We're now accepting nominations for the Gary Seaman Award 2019, to recognise those that make a real difference supporting families & carers. Find out more on our website:


Seeing a loved one struggling with drug or alcohol dependency can be incredibly hard. We asked family members in Greenwich for some top tips on coping:


Do you want to join the discussion into the multiple challenges facing families affected by substance use and the possible solutions? Grab a ticket to our 2019 Conference "It's not that simple".

🏢 Bridewell Centre, London

🗓️ Wednesday 4th December