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Adfam for Families

People with a drug user or drinker in the family often take months and even years to look for help. Adfam provides a place where families can take that first step and find information about where to get the expert support and advice they need.

It was such a relief to talk to someone who was sympathetic to my situation and who didn't judge me for having the feelings I had. Talking to someone about how I was feeling gave me the strength to cope with things better.

Why not share your story or read about other's experiences on our blog? Or if you're looking for advice or support, you could read the what should I do section of our site or search for a local support group using our map.

Our partner organisation The Icarus Trust provide a 'Family & Friends' information support service - get help online.

Latest Posts from the Share Your Story Blog

My husband won’t stop using cocaine

Posted by Cozza on 23 February 2018 (0 comments)

Hi I’m 56 and have been married for 20 years
My husband had since we met taken drugs recreational first speed and over latter years cocaine. He had made numerous promises to stop but never does he lies even when caught red handed he also has used sex lines when high. When he hasent had drugs he is the most loving xaring man you could meet and is my soulmate. We have separated several times but I… read the full post

Katies story

Posted by pickles on 20 February 2018 (0 comments)

I liked listening to Katie’s story yes it does leave a stigma and no matter what it will always be there from my parents perspective the daughter that stole, lied the low life druggie! They know how much I struggle even now with money or just help a break through recharge my batteries looking after 3 children can be exhausting even though people think ah that’s a easy job. It seems as though I… read the full post

I can see the patterns. How do I break them?

Posted by BreakingPatterns on 20 February 2018 (0 comments)

The problem, the cause of all the problems, had been the job- had been for a while now. And it was true the environment had been toxic. There were awful people at that awful job. There was a lack of
communication, a lack of good people management, a lack of organisational control which hadn’t helped him to be productive but had, she suspected, helped him over the years to remain employed.
He saw… read the full post

my story of my existence and my families nightmare...what WILL N CAN be beaten!

Posted by idiot on 14 February 2018 (1 comments)

hello to all and thanks for reading(if anyone does) and i hope it helps any families/friends of an ADDICT like myself understand my(and other addicts existence and selfishness)....but hey where do i start(my brains become that frazzled by drugs that i havent got any type of reality or grasp on the length of time i decided to destroy mine(and my family n friends) journey into drugs, i wont and cant… read the full post