The main objective of DrugFAM is to give the guarantee to those families who are suffering from the effects of other people's drug and alcohol use that they are perceived, informed and assisted. Our approach in dealing with the challenging situation of hard drug or alcohol use includes family members, friends, caregivers as well as local and national support awareness creation.
DrugFAM provide support groups and those who attend our groups tell us they find the groups supportive in dealing with their family situation and with what they receive from our trained facilitators and other attendees. There are great deals of huge physical and psychological benefits from DrugFAM for individual and family members grappling to get over the devastating effects of substance to live normal life again.
To DrugFAM, protection of children and young adults, as well as their health is of grave significance.
We will discuss any concerns we have with you regarding a child's or adult's welfare from information you disclose to us. In some cases, we have to share that info with adequate agencies.
Groups For Support
Get more information on DrugFAM support groups program from attendants who have interacted with our trained facilitators and gained valuable knowledge in dealing with substance addiction situation for easy to understand instructions to adjust and cope with the situation at home, workplace and social gatherings.
High Wycombe 2007 support group meeting marked the beginning of a series of meetings in different locations to cater for different support group interests.
Theatre In Education
DrugFAM has a firm attitude about the importance to educate people about the hazards that drug abuse can create both to the abuser as well as to his loved ones and family members. Through performances of the play 'Mum, can you lend me twenty quid? What drugs did to my family' is one of the most effective ways we have to do this.
We all need a helping hand from time to time, physically challenged persons more due to limitation of resources to manage issues in life. Two employees from the DrugFAM team will see them and talk with them about the ways that they are affected by their loved one's substance abuse or addiction, in an arranged session. This service is for people who are have active dependence in their families or individuals who lost someone to this habit.
One To One Support
This provides information about family support groups and what they offer and how they function to family support groups newest members. One of the benefit of this one to one support group is, it also provide a chance to talk with our facilitator and share their story and problems of how get into this problem and what is disturbing them.
It is not an ongoing relationship alongside or outside the group.
DrugFAM provides you 6 roads of support for individuals who have lost somebody through this addiction.
quarterly support groups
The Yearly Bereavement Addiction Conference Support
The Book "Mum, can you lend me twenty quid? What drugs did to my family"
We have contributed to raising awareness of drugs and alcohol and the subsequent impact on families since founded in 2006 at DrugFAM.
"Mum, can you lend me twenty quid? What drugs did to my family," authored by our founder is a bestseller and has been translated into Czech, Dutch, Danish and Polish.
It offers family members real life experiences regarding drug addiction. The book can be bought from eBay, Amazon or a bookstore.
Over 100 performances from adaptation of this book for Theatre in Education play continue in schools, community centres, theatres and prisons across the country. Check out the local listing for the next play date near you or contract the performance to spread the word.
Telephone And Email Support
We know and we understand the this drug problem or issue is not 9 to 5 problem. Usually, the greatest stress comes on weekends, evenings and holidays. Telephone call is instant and easy way to reach out for advice and support whenever you need it. We have a team of experts at service 24/7.