The national charity organisation Adfam is devoted to changing the lives of families affected by drugs and alcohol. 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.
To prevent this from happening, we encourage family members and caretakers, reassure frontline workers and impact those that make decisions.
What We Value
We listen to frontline workers and families We understand that people who are facing difficulties often have answers. But it's not only support; this program informs and educates family members over devastating effects and how to take a stand in support of drug and alcohol addiction reduction in homes and workplace. For individuals we assemble skills, assets, confidence and pathways to help them themselves, their companions, customers, and communities.
We're Driven By What Works
Substance abuse has a diverse and intense effect on family relations and happiness. We focus on things that give results in reality and we do our work seriously and carefully. We accept evidence regardless of how different it might be, paying equal attention to both practical evidence and official research data in order to do this. We listen to our peers, supporters and friends and we base our work on their advice.
We Are Dedicated To Accomplish Our Goal
We are dedicated to providing the work of the best standard as we are serious about our job and partnerships. We promise to treat families and individuals affected by drugs and alcohol with dignity and respect because we know that stigma and prejudice are barriers to recovery and can cause harm.
With Whom Do We Work
Family members, friends and carers - We make sure that those affected by somebody else's substance abuse have their opinions heard and we encourage them and inform them.
Frontline specialists - We make sure that the work our frontline workers provide is appropriate and efficient by raising their confidence, abilities and potential.
Decision-makers - Above all, we strive to involve key decision makers at national policy making organ to shape the outcome of desired family concerns to improve their lifestyle.