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Alcohol, drugs and addiction

Support for families and carers of addicts

If you have a relationship with an addict or have grown up with one in your life, you could be suffering as a result. There’s lots support available for families and carers of addicts too.


NACOA is a registered charity founded to address the needs of children growing up in families where one or both parents suffer from alcoholism or a similar addictive problem.

Aylesbury Support for Families of Addicts

Aylesbury Support for Families of Addicts offers a peer support service for loved ones of addicts in Buckinghamshire.

DrugFAM Family Support

DrugFAM provides support to families, friends and carers who are affected by drug or alcohol use; including those bereaved by addiction.

One Recovery Bucks

The One Recovery Bucks - Family and Carer Service offers one to one support and information for families and carers affected by addiction in Buckinghamshire.

Change Grow Live

You can visit Change Grow Live for advice if you’re worried about a friend or family member, including tips on how to talk to them about their alcohol or drug use.