Here is a list of useful resources from other organisations, for families affected by drugs, alcohol or gambling during COVID-19:
Alcohol Change UK are sharing information and advice on alcohol during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak - including tips for managing your drinking, links to support you can access even while self-isolating, and guidance for professionals.
A resource from Balance to help encourage people to limit the role alcohol plays in their lives and not use it as a coping mechanism.
Collective Voice have a section on their website specifically for updates related to COVID-19 and drug and alcohol treatment and recovery services.
The guide aims to answer children’s questions about coronavirus, tell children how to stay safe and protect other people and how to help them make the best of their time at home.
Family Rights Group are a charity who lead the Kinship Care Alliance (of which Adfam is a member).
SFAD have put together a selection of resources that are helpful for family members at this current time and will update them as more resources are released. This includes a page of faqs.
Advice and information from the government on how to look after your mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Grandparents Plus supports kinship carers in their homes and communities.
Nacoa is the National Association for Children of Alcoholics . They provide information, advice and support for everyone affected by their parent's drinking.
Request an NHS volunteer on behalf of your client who can help with things like food shopping, deliveries (medication etc.), 'check in and chat'.
Peter is a counsellor who regularly works with Adfam. He shares some tips and advice on how to protect your mental health during the current situation.
A resource produced by the RCPSYCH, to recognise if you are drinking at a level that could affect your health, and to help yourself to cut down or stop drinking, if it is safe to do so.
The Trussell Trust are providing information about what’s happening in food banks across the country and what to do if you need support from a food bank.