Families Anonymous is a world-wide fellowship of family members and friends who have been affected by another's abuse of mind-altering substances or related behavioural problems. FamAnonmAnonoffer support groups gatherings, on a regular basis, throughout the country. Even if the issue is only suspected, any worried individual is stimulated to attend these gatherings.
FamAnonmAnonwas established by a group of families in America in 1971. There are around 50 groups in different parts of the nation now, after the first group began operating in London in 1980.
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 It Help?
The group's goal is to support families and friends of persons with the present, potential or past drug related issues by offering mutual support and a place to share experiences and concerns. The group members learn how to come to terms with the problem disturbing their lives.
The broader mean of helping family and friends simply implies helping them in critical situation in drug and liquor addiction.
Group meetings encourage addicts to learn from others experience how to quit addiction. Him/her realised that he/she needs help to live without drugs.
In today's society use and dependence on hazardous substances is common, it creates negative impacts for both the individuals using as well as their family members. This is so difficult for those who have children's, families or loved ones using drugs and dependent on drugs, they become emotionally, physically and mentally unstable. The loved ones observe miserably watch them suffer and it's really to manage this situation. There is assistance for parents, spouses, cousins and friends in Families Anonymous.
FamAnon is a worldwide organisation of friends and families of the addicts and persons with behavioural issues. In 1971, FamAnonmAnonwas founded in UK by a group of Los Angeles families based on the Twelve Steps of Alcoholic Anonymous. They started their first group in London in 1980, and now around 50 groups are working in different areas of UK.
The programme's focus is on supporting them in coping with addict and the family. It offers the addicts a possibility to get in charge of their lives once again and to find a reason to live drug-free life.
Families Anonymous works from various perspectives. FamAnonmAnongroup members draw strength from sharing common goals. No fee is required for membership or meetings. FamAnon does not ask for, neither accepts any money from sources outside of the 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.
Only first names are given at FamAnonmAnonsince it is an anonymous programme.
In the FamAnon meetings, participants learn how to live with the issues that are disturbing their lives.
For people attending these meetings and groups is an amazing approach to help them and grapple addiction issue. The addict in turn often realise that he/she needs help to live without drugs.
Successful individual withdrawal from substance addiction depends on the support and encouragement of family members' continuous assistance.
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.