A fellowship of family members and friends that suffer from consequences of other person's substance abuse, or connected behavioural issues across the world is called Families Anonymous. Different Fam Anon member groups in various locations across the county meet frequently. You don't have to be a member to attend the meetings, it is encouraged that any worried person does.
In 1971, Fam Anon was established by groups of families living in America. There are around 50 groups in different parts of the nation now, after the first group began operating in London in 1980.
The Fam Anon is a self-sustained organisation which methods are based on the 12 Steps and 12 Traditions programme created by Alcoholics Anonymous.
The main objective of Fam Anon is to provide a platform by giving common support and offer a discussion where you can share your problems and experiences for those people especially family members and friends who are present, suspected or previous drugs and liquor addicts. This group facilitates our members to figure out that how to grapple with the issues which are disturbing and affecting your lives.
Best assistance for individuals fighting to drop drug addiction comes from the love of family and friends
Embracing a straight and unwavering approach with the addict is what members learn when they attend these gatherings. Him/her realised that he/she needs help to live without drugs.
Drug abuse dependency are often devastating the life of the dependent person as well as the lives of families and friends and they are also pervasive in today's society. You may find it difficult to deal with hurting people whose children or loved ones are involved in drugs or alcohol and suffer mental, emotional and physical pain while they watch hopelessly as addiction consumes their loved ones. There is help for friends, partner, parents and relatives in Families Anonymous.
Families Anonymous is an association and self-improvement for those peoples who have drugs, alcohol and behavioural issues. In 1971, Fam Anon was founded in UK by a group of Los Angeles families based on the Twelve Steps of Alcoholic Anonymous. There are about 50 groups around the United Kingdom now, while 1st one was created in London in 1980.
Supporting family in dealing with the addict and focusing on them is what the programme is all about. It provides ways for these individuals to find a sense of serenity and to put their lives back together.
FamAnon gets their work done in several different ways. Fam Anon group members draw strength from sharing common goals. Membership is free, so is meeting attendance. Fam Anon doesn't accept or request any money from outside bodies. The office is staffed by volunteers and funded by the sales of Fam Anon literature and by voluntary contributions given at the meetings.
Fam Anon program activities are limited to first name use only.
Members learn how to come to terms with the problem that is disturbing their lives in the Fam Anon group.
Attendants at meetings discover the secret of openness and consistency in handling addiction. Addicts are led to consider alternative ways of gaining control to quit and live normal lives again.
Results from our past work indicate that by helping friends and family members of an addict, we are also helping the drug abuser.
We offer copies of all literature we have at our disposal at minimum fees for persons like you, who can get to the people in pain who probably wouldn't hear about Fam Anon in any other way.