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Adfam responds to the Health and Social Care Committee's report of its Drug Policy Session

Adfam welcomes the Health and Social Care Committee’s report of its Drug Policy session. We are pleased to have contributed to the enquiry, with Emily Giles giving evidence to the Committee on the effects of drug misuse on families and friends of users:

"Relationship difficulties; family breakdown; issues with communication; severe mental ill health, and isolation from friends and family, financial impacts, physical violence and abuse, missing work on a regular basis because of caring responsibilities; and physical health impacts."