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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“I have a sinking feeling that while she was struggling with her identity, alcohol was her only friend.” - Gary

Read our Journeys booklet for LGBT people and their families.

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Are you affected by a loved one's drug or alcohol use and need support? Search our map to find a peer support group near you: bit.ly/2Negguf

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Recovery brings a new start, but that might mean having to get to know your loved one again. Read more top tips from family members in Greenwich: bit.ly/2zBevoT

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Do you want to keep up-to-date with all things to do with families, drugs and alcohol? Sign up for The Family Angle, our monthly policy and good practice newsletter: bit.ly/2ux08xh

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"We used to do chemsex for fun. It has now become something we do to get out of it"

Chemsex: more than just sex & drugs is a new resource by @AdfamUK & @lgbtfriend with information & advice for families, partners & friends of people that engage in chemsex bit.ly/2CCSlRq

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Are you based near Manchester? Do you work with families affected by substance use?

Our quarterly North West regional forum is meeting on 11 April featuring presentations from @GamCare & Adfam on problem gambling & dual diagnosis.

Register for free here: bit.ly/2JkkfbA

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It can be tempting to try and solve all the problems we come across ourselves, but family members in Greenwich told us that it is not helpful to try and do it all alone. Here are some of the other things they didn’t find helpful: bit.ly/2CWzCR0 #charitytuesday

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We asked family members in Greenwich about what they didn’t find helpful in dealing with their loved one’s substance use. Here is what they told us: bit.ly/2uxYjiu

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Are you based near Birmingham? Do you work with families affected by substance use?

Our West Midlands regional forum is taking place tomorrow featuring presentations from @GamCare & Adfam on problem gambling & dual diagnosis.

Register for free here: bit.ly/2JkkfbA

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"There is an element of shame and stigma as well as a lack of understanding

of behaviour and attitudes associated with chemsex."

Read our new online resource with @lgbtfriend for families, partners and friends of people that engage in chemsex: bit.ly/2FMsbjw

@AdfamUK

Are you based near Birmingham? Do you work with families affected by substance use?

Our quarterly West Midlands regional forum meets tomorrow featuring presentations from @GamCare & Adfam on problem gambling & dual diagnosis.

Register for free here: bit.ly/2FoMlhW

@AdfamUK

Are you based near Birmingham? Do you work with families affected by substance use?

Our West Midlands regional forum is taking place this Thursday featuring presentations from @GamCare & Adfam on problem gambling & dual diagnosis.

Register for free here: bit.ly/2W9Vv7x