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. We enthusiastically give trust to relatives, companions, and carers and never leave them in segregation, dread or obliviousness of national and local support in these difficult conditions.
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. We have a range of other services too that can have enormous benefits for individuals as well as improving lives for trouble, in terms of physical and emotional wellbeing.
One of the most important things to DrugFAM is providing security and welfare of children's and youngsters.
If you give us some information regarding a person's well being, we will talk about it with you and find a way to sort it out. This may include sharing information with relevant agencies.
DrugFAM offer help and support groups and welcome the feedback that they receive from attendees in regards to the trained facilitators and other people who are dealing with the same problem.
We started in High Wycombe in 2007 with our first support group, and until now we have expanded our organisation, so now we can offer support groups in 8 locations.
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. "Mum, can you lend me twenty quid? What drugs did to my family," is an excellent practical example of the use of this channel as a powerful tool for communication.
This service is for those people who are have no family support and get into our counselling because of disabilities or personal issues. By arrangement, DrugFAM team of two members will meet with them and spend time discussing with them to how they have been affected by someone else's substance use or misuse. Specific groups targeted by this program arrangement are those struggling to get a family member out of drug addiction.
One To One Support
With this approach, we provide new members of our support groups introduction to family support groups system. It also provides an opportunity to talk and share with practitioners all the issues that worry an individual member of the group and that come from substance abuse or addiction.
It isn't a continuous relationship outside the support group.
We offer six avenues of support for those who have lost someone through substance misuse at DrugFAM.
The Book "Mum, can you lend me twenty quid? What drugs did to my family"
DrugFAM has helped increase awareness of substance abuse and the consequences that families deal with since its foundation in 2006.
"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.
This book is a complete package for the starved parents, companions and carers with a genuine knowledge and experience of drugs and liquor enslavement. Now you can order our book from Amazon, eBay and different book stores.
There is Theatre in Education play created from the book and has been performed over a hundred times in different places all around the country, in theatres, schools and prisons. Discover when is the next show or commission the play.
Telephone And Email Support
We know and we understand the this drug problem or issue is not 9 to 5 problem. In most cases, weekends, evening and particularly holidays can be most stressful. The quickest and easiest way to get support and advice when you need it most is the telephone. You need information, advice, assistance, our trained staff are on waiting for your call now.