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What Exactly Is Famanon?

A worldwide organisation of friends and family members influenced by someone else's substance abuse, or similar problems, is called Family Anonymous. Fam Anon has groups which meet regularly and spread throughout the country. Anyone, with even a slight suspicion of a substance abuse problem of a close one, is encouraged to come to the gatherings.

Fam Anon was 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 a self improvement association which has program of 12 Steps and 12 Traditions initially detailed by Alcoholics Anonymous.

How Can It Help?

The main objective of Fam Anon is to provide a platform by giving common support and offer a discussion where you can share your problems and experiences for those people especially family members and friends who are present, suspected or previous drugs and liquor addicts. The group members learn how to come to terms with the problem disturbing their lives.

Assistance for the family and friends is a great help for the addict as well and this is proven by practice and experience.

For people attending these meetings and groups is an amazing approach to help them and grapple addiction issue. This approach helps them to understand that they need to live without using drugs and alcohol.

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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. Families Anonymous, presents assistance to drug addicts parents, partners, relatives and friends.

Families Anonymous (FamAnon) is a fellowship based on self-help that has spread across the world in which loved ones of drug addicts and those with behavioural issues gather. FamAnon, formed in the UK in 1971 by a group of affected Los Angeles families, run similar Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous program. In 1980, the first group in this country started in London and now in various parts of the UK there are some 50 groups.

Main emphasis of Fam Anon program is support of families to adjust and cope with addiction. It provides ways for these individuals to find a sense of serenity and to put their lives back together.

Families Anonymous works from various perspectives. Its core strength originates from sharing of general issues. Meetings and memberships are entirely free of charge. FamAnon does not ask for, neither accepts any money from sources outside of the organisation. The whole office and work is financed and supported through our volunteers contributions and offers by Fam Anon writings.

Fam Anon is a anonymous program where just first names are utilised.

Fam Anon group members learn to adjust and cope with challenges of dependence in the life of loved ones.

Attendants at meetings discover the secret of openness and consistency in handling addiction. That often causes them to understand that the addict needs assistance to live a drug-free life.

Successful individual withdrawal from substance addiction depends on the support and encouragement of family members' continuous assistance.

Professional who are in the best position to reach people in pain and who might not otherwise hear about FamAnon, we have copies of any relevant literature available in quality at minimum charges for you.