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It is important to realise that you are not responsible for your loved one's alcohol or drugs misuse. Read more »
Take the time to help yourself and you will be in a better postion to help your loved one. Read more »
Simple advice for dealing with things such as imprisonment of a loved one, violence and conflict. Read more »
Stigma has serious repercussions. There are things we can all do to overcome it. Read more »

 

Talking to your loved one can be a great support to them. Being well informed can make the conversation easier. Read more »
Treatment can help your relative come of alcohol or drugs. You can play a part in helping them through this challenging time. Read more »
Harm reduction services aim to reduce alcohol and drug-related deaths and the spread of blood borne viruses. Read more »
After treatment comes recovery. This can be a long process. Family and peer support can be vital. Read more »

 

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Featured News

Scottish Families Press Release: Drug Related Deaths

Posted: 14-08-2014

The latest figures for drug-related deaths, released today, show a decrease by nine per cent. This is a very welcome reduction and is evidence that the measures in place to support a very vulnerable population are having an effect.

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Scottish Families New Telehealth Programme

Posted: 07-08-2014

Scottish Families, as a national organisation, is well aware of the lack of availability and the inconsistency of services throughout Scotland to families affected by alcohol and drugs. 

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