A new fund is now available for families. If you are involved in a local family support group whose aim is to support families affected by alcohol or drugs or you are thinking about starting a new local group in your area, the Family Recovery Initiative Fund wants to hear from you.
'When Scottish Families sent us information about the Kiltwalk we shared it with our group and were surprised by their enthusiastic response. Knowing how people can become socially isolated as a result of the stigma associated with addiction I expected that they might be reluctant to participate in such a public event. But I was wrong!'
Our response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on the proposed Minimum Unit Price on alcohol - 50p per unit
Scottish Families welcomes and fully supports the proposed 50p Minimum Unit Price (MUP) on alcohol set out in the consultation document.
Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol and Drugs (Scottish Families) will be attending the debate in the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday 20 December 2017, to show our support for families affected by alcohol and drug-related deaths in Scotland.
Lynne our Forth Valley Support Worker travelled to Barcelona at the start of December and saw some amazing Christmas traditions that she wanted to share.
Paula Maguire from Paula Must Try Harder has shared some of her top tips for coping with stress and anxiety at Christmas parties.
For day 14 of Merry Caremas we share our five top tips for self-care over the festive period.
Families Outside offer advice for anyone who has a loved one in prison this Christmas.
So let me tell you where I am right now. It’s Thursday 23rd November 8.45pm and I’m sitting on my bed in the Premier Inn on Argyle Street in Glasgow after spending what has been a wonderful day delivering Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) to some amazing folk (already I’m sounding Scottish) who support families affected by addictions across Scotland.