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. It has groups, which grow throughout the whole nation and meet frequently. If someone is worrying about another individual's abuse then they are advised to attend one of the meetings.
In 1971, the FamAnonmAnonwas founded by a group of families in America. In 1980 the first group in London was founded now there are over 50 groups holding meetings in various parts of the country.
The fellowship is first formulated by Alcoholic Anonymous and is a self-help organisation with a programme based on the 12 Steps and 12 Traditions.
How Can Famanonmanonassists Members?
The aim of the group is to provide mutual support and to offer a forum where experience and anxieties can be shared to family and friends of people with current suspected or former drug problem. 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
Group gatherings enable members to have an honest and steady relationship with the addict. This type of relationship often influence the addict and makes him/her want to live drug-free life.
Drug abuse and addiction are usually hazardous for the life of the addict and the lives of their loved ones and this problem is prevalent in these times. The most vulnerable to physical and psychological effects are loved ones and children of drug and alcohol abuses, who are at a loss in dealing with the situation. How do you love hate family and friend in equal measure? Families Anonymous, presents assistance to drug addicts parents, partners, relatives and friends.
A self-help world-wide fellowship of families and friends of drug users and those with behavioural problems is Families Anonymous (FamAnon). A few Los Angeles families started FamAnonmAnonin the United States in 1971 and adopted 12 Steps of Alcoholic Anonymous as their core principles. In UK, the first FamAnonmAnongroup began in 1980 and the number has grown to 50 groups located in different parts of the country.
The major aim of this group is to handle and help people especially families and friends who have drugs issues. They help them and bring them back to their lives and live normally.
FamAnon gets their work done in several different ways. Sharing usual issues is the cornerstone of power for it. Meetings and memberships are entirely free of charge. FamAnonmAnondoes not request or acknowledge any financing from different outside organisation. Volunteers run the office and contributions from meetings and sale of FamAnonmAnonliterature cover the day to day office management running costs.
Only first names are used in gatherings, as FamAnon is an anonymous programme.
Members learn how to come to terms with the problem that is disturbing their lives in the FamAnonmAnongroup.
Members adopt an honest and consistent approach towards the addict by attending meeting. As a result of this, drug abusers often decide to search for help as they start to want to live drug-free life.
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 FamAnonmAnonin any other way.