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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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:


"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.


📢📢📢 Adfam is recruiting! We're looking for a skilled, enthusiastic and energetic individual to deliver our Kinship Care project in Peterborough.

Applications are open at 5pm on Tuesday 7 May.

Find out more and apply today:


“It isn’t a thing you ask on a third date.” – Tanya

Living with a partner’s drug or alcohol use is not easy. Read real life stories, information and advice in our Journeys booklet for partners.


"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


Are you a freelance marketing/communications specialist? We're looking for an expert to help us develop a marketing campaign to evolve our brand so we can more effectively promote our family support delivery models, consultancy and training

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So much creativity on show tonight with young people presenting their solutions to tackle issues in their communities. They're impressing our panel! Thank you to Channel 4 and MCSaatchi for giving them the benefit of your advice.


Today we kick start the 'Strengthening Families Together' course! A short 6 week course to empower parents to build confidence and motivation to continue their recovery journey. For more info contact the Family and Carers at 3Beckton Road telephone: 0800 652 3879.