Blogs — Guest Blogs

We encourage everyone to share their personal stories of their experiences with alcohol and drugs including families, friends, people in recovery and if you are a person who works in the alcohol or drugs field. You can do this by sending us a blog and we will publish it on our website for others to read and see.

Telling your story can help both yourself and the people who read it to understand and to find comfort if they are going through a similar thing.  We will use your story to raise awareness through our website and social media platforms.  These stories will be kept anonymous, however, if you would like to be more involved with sharing your story through other outlets, please leave your contact details when you message us.

It’s easy to share your story on our website – email us at info@sfad.org.uk.

Walking the Kiltwalk with #TeamSFAD

I’d heard of the Kiltwalk but never thought I could walk the distance. However, last year someone suggested I could. With only 4 weeks left to go, I signed up! One of the best decisions I’ve made in a long time. I dragged everyone and anyone out for a walk – before work, after work, […]

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Kiltwalk Story

When Christina walked into her Scottish Families support group on a Monday morning, she didn’t expect to be asked, ‘would you like to walk 23 miles with us?’ Christina said: “I knew about the Kiltwalk but I never dreamed I would take part. It wasn’t easy, but every step was worth it. I would definitely […]

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A Guest Blog on Family Bereavement

On 15.08.17 numbers were released that stated the number of deaths that were recorded due drugs in 2016. A bunch of numbers, the highest we’ve seen in a while apparently. My mother fell under that count. On the 12th of April 2016, 10 days after my little boy’s 1st birthday, we lost her. No question […]

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