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 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 taking part in #Stoptober or #GoSoberforOctober? Follow us throughout the month as our Building Family Recovery team in Newham produce daily tips on how best to cut down on smoking or drinking.

Day #15 - It's a new start to the week, so create a new goal!

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Have you been affected by a loved one's drug or alcohol use? Would you like to share your story?

The experiences and stories of families can contribute to a powerful voice for change. Join us in the fight for recognition and support for families: bit.ly/2JNjWBa

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“The problem I had was my own shame, I suppose, in admitting the cause of my son’s death.”

Losing someone due to drugs or alcohol is incredibly hard and can be very isolating. Read the consultation report for our bereavement project to find out more: bit.ly/2uwakpG

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Know an outstanding practitioner or volunteer who has made a real difference to families affected by drugs and alcohol? Nominate them for the Gary Seaman Award bit.ly/2OPTL0n

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Do you work with women affected by someone else's substance use, and domestic violence and abuse? Join us in Birmingham later this month for our free learning day for practitioners. Find out more here: bit.ly/2NtzwDS

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Rebuilding trust can take time, and it can be hard not to assume the worst. Read more top tips on living with a loved one in recovery from family members in Greenwich: bit.ly/2uwdBnR

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Are you taking part in #Stoptober or #GoSoberforOctober? Follow us throughout the month as our Building Family Recovery team in Newham produce daily tips on how best to cut down on smoking or drinking.

Day #14 - Go for a walk!

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Are you taking part in #Stoptober or #GoSoberforOctober? Follow us throughout the month as our Building Family Recovery team in Newham produce daily tips on how best to cut down on smoking or drinking.

Day #13 - Small lifestyle changes can have a big impact on your health!

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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/2NdoUJz