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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Are you on the lookout for an exciting new opportunity? We're looking for a skilled, enthusiastic and energetic individual to join our team as Policy & Communications Co-ordinator (3 days per week)

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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.


Want to hear from experts from across the world about international policy, research and practice on families, drugs and alcohol?

Sign up for the first ever @AFINetwork Conference next month in Newcastle, 9-11 November.


We're recruiting!

Role available: Policy & Communications Co-ordinator (3 days per week)

In this role you'll take forward an ambitious programme to amplify the voice of families affected by substance misuse.

Apply today:


“I feel robbed of my normal grandparent role.” – Maureen

Our Journeys booklet for grandparents is full of real stories, information and advice for anybody helping grandchildren affected by parental substance use.


As part of @AlcoholFamilies, we played a key role in publishing Families First, an evidence-based approach to protecting UK families from alcohol-related harm.

Families affected by alcohol deserve support in their own right.

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We asked family members in Greenwich what they would recommend to someone whose loved one is in recovery. Here is what they told us: