News — 2018

Here you’ll find all the latest news from our organisation, the work it is involved in as well as wider issues which have impact on the issues of alcohol and drug use.

The Carers (Scotland) Act 2016

The Carers (Scotland) Act, 2016 came into effect yesterday (01/04/18). Here is a snapshot of the key changes and rights that apply under the legislation. Check out the links for full details and definitions. It is important that families are aware of the care/treatment processes and have access to the right information if they are […]

Read More

NEW – The Family Recovery Initiative Fund

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.

Read More

Our response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on the proposed Minimum Unit Price on alcohol – 50p per unit

Introduction Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol & Drugs (Scottish Families) was set up in 2003 as a united voice to raise awareness of the challenges faced by family members supporting a loved one’s alcohol or drug use. We are proud of this grassroots history as a supporting and campaigning organisation, created by families for families. […]

Read More

We use cookies. By browsing our site you agree to our use of cookies.