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 FamAnonmAnonmember groups in various locations across the county meet frequently. Even if there is only a suspicion of a problem, any concerned individual is deeply encouraged to attend the meetings.
In 1971, FamAnonmAnonwas established by groups of families living in America. They started their first group in London in 1980, and now around 50 groups are working in different areas of the country.
FamAnonmAnonfellowship member groups are self-help organization that run 12 Steps and 12 Traditions programs founded on the principles of Alcoholics Anonymous.
How Can It Help?
The goal of the group is to provide a place where experiences and worries can be discussed and to assist family and friends of individuals with a current, previous or suspected drug issue by offering mutual support. This group facilitates our members to figure out that how to grapple with the issues which are disturbing and affecting your lives.
Our work has shown that providing assistance to family and friends of an addict means a great deal to the person with drug related issues.
Members adopt an honest and consistent approach towards the addict by attending meeting. Sharing of concerns and difficulties stirs individuals in the group to take a stand against 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. 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? There is assistance for parents, spouses, cousins and friends in Families Anonymous.
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. They started their first group in London in 1980, and now around 50 groups are working in different areas of UK.
Supporting family in dealing with the addict and focusing on them is what the programme is all about. They help them and bring them back to their lives and live normally.
Families Anonymous works in so many ways. Sharing usual issues is the cornerstone of power for it. No fee is required for membership or meetings. FamAnonmAnondoes not request or acknowledge any financing from different outside organisation. FamAnonmAnonis funded by voluntary donations from the members and by the sale of the FamAnonmAnonbooks and other writing forms, while everything is run by volunteers.
An anonymous programme where only first names are used is the FamAnon.
Attendees try to understand how to cope with the issues that are disrupting their lives in these FamAnonmAnongroups.
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.
The broader mean of helping family and friends simply implies helping them in critical situation in drug and liquor addiction.
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.