family and friends
For information for family and friends of people who use drugs, check out the following resources and information:
- Family Drug Support (FDS) is an organisation that provides information, resources and support to family and friends of people who use alcohol or other drugs. You can call the FDS support line on 1300 368 186 or check out http://www.fds.org.au/.
- NSW Health developed a booklet for Families and Friends affected by the drug use of someone close. While it is a bit dated it does contain some useful facts and tips acts about alcohol and other drug use, information on how loved ones can look after themselves and information on treatment options. Check it out – Families & Friends affected by the drug or alcohol use of someone close.