Are you affected by someone else’s drug or alcohol use? Is your partner, friend or family member engaged in chemsex?
Download Chemsex: more than just sex & drugs (pdf) - a free online resource with information and advice for families, friends and partners of LGBT people using alcohol, drugs or engaged in chemsex.
Supporting a friend, partner, or family member affected by problematic alcohol or drug use can be difficult. Although family support groups exist, they are not generally LGBT specific, and people attending may not feel comfortable talking about a same-sex partner, or about sensitive issues such as chemsex.
Adfam has developed this resource as part of a pilot in partnership with London Friend, the UK's oldest LGBT health and wellbeing charity, and their drug and alcohol support service, Antidote.
Adfam and Antidote consulted with LGBT families, friends and partners, and provided LGBT families support groups, which has helped inform the resource.
For further information or if you have any questions please email Rob Stebbings.