Report Launch: Substance Misuse: Through the Lens of the Family

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29 June 2022

During Families Awareness Week, Adfam in collaboration with ten other organisations that support families launched 'Substance Misuse: Through The Lens of The Family'.

This report looks at how the government's Drug Strategy, released earlier this year, could adopt a more family-focused approach, and examines some of the different elements a drug strategy might include if considered through the lens of the family.

Download the report here.  

What is Adfam?

Adfam is the only national charity tackling the effects of alcohol, drug use or gambling on family members and friends. The charities mission is to do this by:

  • empowering families and friends to get the support they need.
  • building the confidence, capacity and capability of frontline practitioners to provide effective services.
  • influencing decision-makers to understand the needs of thousands of people coping with a family member or friend’s drink, drug or gambling problem

If you want to find out more about Adfam or connect to useful resources visit the charities website: