Posts Tagged ‘families’

What about the families?

Adfam work with and for families affected by drugs and alcohol. This week is Carers Week, and Adfam have written a guest blog for Blenheim on why supporting families and friends affected by drugs and alcohol use is so important, and where they might be able to find help.  In the UK, 1.5 million adults […]

Everybody’s Wellbeing: Families, Relationships, and Addiction

For Mental Health Awareness Week 2016, the focus is on how fundamental relationships are to our mental health and wellbeing. People’s drug or alcohol use can have a big impact on those closest to them, who often find that their own wellbeing can be affected. Healthy relationships are also an important part of recovery. Kate, […]

What is Hidden Harm?

This Sunday, 15th May, is National Children’s Day, which promotes the rights and freedoms of children in order to ensure that they can grow into happy, healthy adults. This year, National Children’s Day aims to raise awareness of how vital the wellbeing of adults is in supporting the wellbeing of children.  To celebrate National Children’s Day, […]

Thinking about having ‘that’ chat?: talking to your children about drugs

The Angelus Foundation writes a guest blog for Blenheim, offering guidance to parents who want to talk to their children about club drugs and legal highs.     Parents want to keep their children safe. That is simply one of the strongest instincts – our first job. So understanding the scale of the risk at […]