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

We asked family members in Greenwich about what they didn’t find helpful in dealing with their loved one’s substance use. Here is what they told us: bit.ly/2uxYjiu

@AdfamUK

Do you have a loved one the engages in #chemsex?

@AdfamUK & @lgbtfriend have developed an online resource with information for families, friends and partners of LGBT people that use drugs & alcohol or are engaged in chemsex. Download for free here: bit.ly/2CGfLFB

@AdfamUK

Are you based near Manchester? Do you work with families affected by substance use?

Our quarterly North West forum is meeting at @FriendsMtgHouse on 11 April ft @GamCare & Adfam presentations on problem gambling & dual diagnosis.

Register for free here: bit.ly/2JkkfbA

@AdfamUK

Are you based near Birmingham? Do you work with families affected by substance use?

Our West Midlands regional forum is taking place tomorrow featuring presentations from @GamCare & Adfam on problem gambling & dual diagnosis.

Register for free here: bit.ly/2JkkfbA

@AdfamUK

"There is an element of shame and stigma as well as a lack of understanding

of behaviour and attitudes associated with chemsex."

Read our new online resource with @lgbtfriend for families, partners and friends of people that engage in chemsex: bit.ly/2FMsbjw

@AdfamUK

Are you based near Birmingham? Do you work with families affected by substance use?

Our quarterly West Midlands regional forum meets tomorrow featuring presentations from @GamCare & Adfam on problem gambling & dual diagnosis.

Register for free here: bit.ly/2FoMlhW

@AdfamUK

Are you based near Birmingham? Do you work with families affected by substance use?

Our West Midlands regional forum is taking place this Thursday featuring presentations from @GamCare & Adfam on problem gambling & dual diagnosis.

Register for free here: bit.ly/2W9Vv7x

@AdfamUK

“I don’t know if he was bored or trying to numb the family pain.” – Will

Read a father’s story of losing his son to drugs, as well as find information and advice in our Journeys booklet for people living with a drug or alcohol-related bereavement.

bit.ly/2NeJTLS

@AdfamUK

Do you work with families affected by drugs and alcohol?

We run a number of regional practitioner forums around the country and would love to see you at one!

To find out more, email Becky on r.allon-smith@adfam.org.uk.

@AdfamUK

Rebuilding trust can take time, and it can be hard not to assume the worst. Read more top tips on living with a loved one in recovery from family members in Greenwich: bit.ly/2uwdBnR

@AdfamUK

We asked family members in Greenwich about what helps them to cope with their loved one’s substance use. Here are some of their top tips: bit.ly/2NdoUJz

@AdfamUK

Have you been affected by a loved one's drug or alcohol use? Would you like to share your story?

The experiences and stories of families can contribute to a powerful voice for change. Join us in the fight for recognition and support for families: bit.ly/2JNjWBa

@AdfamUK

Substance use is often part of a wider set of problems. This can be hard for family members. Here is what they told us is not helpful: bit.ly/2uw7nob