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Sharing experiences can help with supporting someone you care about who has an alcohol or drugs problem. You can post if you are looking for support, interested in any of Scottish Families services or if you simply want to talk to someone – we recommend starting in the ‘Newbies Corner’ so you can introduce yourself to our online community.

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    • Advocacy
      Do you feel like you need support with non drug or alcohol related issues and are looking for guidance?
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    • Bereavement
      Have you lost a loved one who has used substances? Do you have questions or queries that you would like to discuss? Are you struggling to cope and would benefit from support?
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    • 3 years, 5 months ago


    • Communities
      What is going on in your community? Are you part of the local recovery community?  Do you have events coming up that you would like to share? Are you a local community group setting up new activities?  Crafting, gardening, well being it doesn't matter what it is share it with our readers and let them know what you have going on! Would you be interested in getting involved in your local community?  Tell us where you live and find out what is going on.
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    • 3 years, 1 month ago

      Rebecca Bradley

    • How to Support Your Loved One
      Do you feel like you have tried all options to support your family member. Feel like you are at the end of your tether and don’t know what to do? Are you looking for new ways to support your loved one and improve home life? (this will include communication, boundaries, fears, strengths and achievements etc)
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    • 1 year, 11 months ago


    • Self Care
      Its important that you look after yourself first and foremost. You cant support a family member if you don’t look after yourself. Its important to take time for yourself and try to relax.  Share with us your tips on how you look after yourself.
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    • 3 years, 4 months ago

    • Treatment
      Do you have any questions or queries regarding treatment options and how to access appropriate support?
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