You are not alone.

We support and campaign for
families affected by substance use

You are not alone.

Find clear and reliable information to help you deal with a loved one’s
substance use

You are not alone.

We listen and support you when a loved one has a gambling problem

You are not alone.

Join our online forum to share experiences of coping with a family
member’s substance use

You are not alone.

We offer one to one support for people affected by a loved one’s drug and alcohol use or gambling

Adfam is the leading charity in England for all the millions of people affected by someone else’s drinking, drug use or gambling

Are you affected by a family member or friend’s drinking, drug use or gambling? Get help for you from Adfam’s support services

It’s incredibly helpful to share experiences with others dealing with the same difficult issues
Join our Forum to share stories, post questions and support each other


Watch our short support videos where experienced counsellor Peter Cartwright offers invaluable insights and guidance for families affected by a loved one’s substance use.

  • How do you cope with the stigma families often feel?
  • How do you set and, more importantly, keep boundaries?
  • And how do you have that difficult conversation with someone who’s got into difficulties with their substance use?


Browse our extensive and helpful range of resources here.