Improving life for
 families affected by
  drugs and alcohol


Drug & 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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@NacoaUK

In families where alcohol is a problem, the pretending that everything is okay can do as much harm as anything else.

As #COAWeek2020 comes to a close, here's film we made with @AlcoholChangeUK about 'How to speak properly with ur kids about alcohol.' 🎦 @josh_ffw

@AdfamUK

We asked family members in Greenwich what they would recommend to someone whose loved one is in recovery. Here is what they told us: bit.ly/2KVRiD6

@AdfamUK

Has substance use within your family affected your couple relationship?

With @OnePlusOne_ we have created an audio collection of short stories and practical advice from real people living in families affected by drug or alcohol use.

Listen to it here: bit.ly/2OHbqar

@AdfamUK

Thanks very much to Boundless Fun in Peterborough for hosting our kinship family trampolining event in early Feb! It was a great day and the children really enjoyed themselves!🎈 Find out more about Boundless Fun here: facebook.com/boundlessfun/

@AdfamUK

Family members in Greenwich told us that finding the right time to talk to a loved one about their substance use is important. Here are some more of their top tips: bit.ly/2ufuPXx

@AdfamUK

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

@AdfamUK

#Stigma doesn't just affect people with a substance misuse issue - it affects their friends and families too.

This is a serious barrier to recovery, and we need to overcome it.

Read more at bit.ly/31muRfb

@AdfamUK

We run coffee mornings for family, friends and carers affected by alcohol in Haringey at local, friendly community hub @ShineHaringey. Join us next Tuesday 18th anytime between 10am-12pm, drop in for support, advice or a chat with our Family Support Co-ordinator Emily #Haringey

@AdfamUK

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 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/2KUsYlm