DrugFam provides a lifeline of safe and caring support to families, friends and partners affected or bereaved by a loved one’s harmful use of drugs, alcohol or gambling.

What can they do for you?

Provide a seven-day-a-week lifeline of safe, caring and professional support to families, friends, partners and significant others who are struggling to cope with the nightmare of a loved one’s addiction to drugs, alcohol or gambling. We also support those bereaved by drugs, alcohol, gambling and related causes.

Through a range of services, which also include education and awareness, they support families to break free from the cycle of addiction and rebuild their lives.

How do they do it?

Thier objectives

  • Increase the number and diversity of volunteers and staff effectively and efficiently recruited, inducted, trained and supported to deliver services and support nationwide.
  • Increase the number and diversity of people contacting them requiring help, interested in working with us, volunteering for us and offering support.
  • Ensure efficient and effective management and delivery of physical and digital support services to every person who contacts them.
  • Monitor, evaluate and report on the output, outcomes and impact of all aspects of their operations.
  • Develop and diversify sustainable income streams from a variety of sources.
  • Identify, engage and partner with individuals, groups and organisations in the education, recovery, rehabilitation, treatment and family support sectors to achieve their aims.

What benefits could you experience?

Support everyone affected by or bereaved by another person’s harmful use of alcohol, drugs, substances, or gambling, including family, friends and colleagues.

Where do they operate?

Across PCN area

How to contact them

Online DrugFAM – Home

 CONTACT US    HELPLINE: 0300 888 3853  

from 9am-9pm 7 days a week, 365 days a year  

Oakley Hall
8 Castle Street
High Wycombe
HP13 6RF
Registered Charity
No. 1123316, FDAP 213
Company Number: 06414684

Support Information for carers

Bridgit is an online tool that allows people to explore free well-being, employment, finance and care advice and events, local and national support services, and training opportunities. People can also build their own ‘self-care plan’. It’s all available any time of day and without registering first.

Follow this link to access bridgit, Online Support (bridgit.care)

People who prefer not to or cannot go online can call Carer Support Dorset on 0800 368 8349 to discover the free support and help available.

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