Adfam is a national charity working to help and better the life for families who are affected by alcohol and drugs. At Adfam we want anyone affected by a family members addiction to drugs or alcohol to be able to benefit from healthy relationships as well as feel part of a loving and supportive family whilst enjoying mental and physical wellbeing.
Drug and alcohol usage encourages physical, emotional and financial imbalances which can destroy family relationships.
We stop these incidents happening by enabling family members as well as support workers to influence the addict's decision-making.
What We Care About
We give families and frontline workers their voice We know and understand that the people who face challenges often also have answers . So, we use compassion and evidence to inform, encourage and empower persons influenced by a loved one's substance abuse as well as the workers who help them. So that both groups can help themselves, their peers, communities and clients, we build skills, confidence, pathways and resources.
We're Driven By What Works
Substance use has a very significant but varied effect on family members. Our approach of work with care and close regard which works in the whole world. We've designed programs that allows individuals and institutions the opportunity for making informed choices also encourage them to drop bad habits to health and wellness progress. We depend upon the support of friends and associates for guidance and direction.
We're Serious About Our Mission
We take our work as well as our partnerships very seriously and are dedicated to delivering results of the greatest quality. We are treating people and families influenced by substance abuse with dignity and respect, as we don't agree with the public opinion including stigma and prejudice, as those only cause pain and obstacles on the path of recovery. We desire a stigma-free society towards substance abusers and their close ones, and we won't stop until we accomplish this.
Who We Cooperate With
Family, friends and caretakers - We make sure that those affected by somebody else's substance abuse have their opinions heard and we encourage them and inform them.
Frontline Workers - To make sure the support we deliver is effective and appropriate, we build confidence, capacity and capability of practitioners.
Decision- Architects. Our engaged and influenced national and local leaders and decision makers make policies which are made according to the issues of families.