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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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@DanielMushens @penumbra_scot Hi Daniel, thanks for Tweeting us this very interesting piece. Specific terminology for diagnosis etc. isn't our area of expertise, but we definitely agree that addressing the use of stigmatising language is of great importance and can be hugely isolating for families.

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Are you looking for a top-up of your skills and knowledge around families, drugs and alcohol? We are running some affordable training in London on 7 September, thanks to the support of @EllermanUK. Find out more: bit.ly/2uMRrim

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Do you have a loved one who uses drugs/alcohol

and struggles with a mental health problem? Our monthly peer support & advocacy group for families supporting someone with a dual diagnosis next meets Fri 7 Sept, 11am-3pm in London. Email Rob for more info: r.stebbings@adfam.org.uk

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We asked family members in Greenwich what they would recommend to someone whose loved one is in recovery. Here is what they told us: bit.ly/2KUuTGA

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All too often, families affected by drugs and alcohol experience shame and stigma. Read more top tips from family members in Greenwich: bit.ly/2uh8bhy

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As part of @AlcoholFamilies, we played a key role in publishing Families First, an evidence-based approach to protecting UK families from alcohol-related harm.

Families affected by alcohol deserve support in their own right.

Read more: bit.ly/2KD3PXX

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One of the features of our new website is a brand new forum! If you've been affected by a loved one's drug or alcohol use, come and join the conversation: bit.ly/2KQt9Ox

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Last year, we supported and worked with over 1,500 practitioners supporting families affected by drugs or alcohol. Read more in our latest Impact Report: bit.ly/2urir6L