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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@AdfamUK

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! twitter.com/DACON_SW/statu…

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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: bit.ly/2ZCS6Ud

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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: bit.ly/32l0zsJ

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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: bit.ly/2ukoN7V

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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

🎟️ bit.ly/2HDKx5u

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Most family members hope that their loved one will recover and live a life free of drug and alcohol problems! But when recovery first becomes a reality, it can bring unexpected challenges. We asked family members in Greenwich for their top tips: bit.ly/2ukqaDB

@AdfamUK

We're accepting nominations for the Gary Seaman Award 2019, an award that recognises practitioners that make a real difference supporting families affected by substance misuse. Find out more about how you can make a nomination here: bit.ly/2lalAGS

@AdfamUK

"We used to do chemsex for fun. It has now become something we do to get out of it"

Chemsex: more than just sex & drugs is a new resource by @AdfamUK & @lgbtfriend with information & advice for families, partners & friends of people that engage in chemsex bit.ly/2CCSlRq

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Our Family Voices Competition is open for entries! This annual competition is for families affected by substance misuse to share their experiences in a poem/piece of writing. Send in your submissions by 31 October and be in with a chance to win up to £150: bit.ly/32lqosD