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FamAnon

What Is Famanon?

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. Fam Anon has groups which meet regularly and spread throughout the country. Even if there is only a suspicion of a problem, any concerned individual is deeply encouraged to attend the meetings.

Fam Anon was founded by a group of American families in 1971. In the United Kingdom, the first group started operating in 1980, and currently, there are over 50 groups in different parts of the country.


12 Steps and 12 Traditions, first used by Alcoholic Anonymous, are the basis of the self-help society, the Fellowship and its programme.


How Can Fam Anon Assists Members?

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. This group facilitates our members to figure out that how to grapple with the issues which are disturbing and affecting your lives.

The broader mean of helping family and friends simply implies helping them in critical situation in drug and liquor addiction.


Group gatherings enable members to have an honest and steady relationship with the addict. This approach helps them to understand that they need to live without using drugs and alcohol.


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For The Professional Community

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 help for friends, partner, parents and relatives in Families Anonymous.

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. Fam Anon was established in 1971 in UK by the cooperation of groups families of Los Angeles. It is based on Twelve Steps of Alcoholic Anonymous. In UK, the first Fam Anon group began in 1980 and the number has grown to 50 groups located in different parts of the country.


The focus is on helping families and providing them support while coping with the addict. 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.

FamAnon gets their work done in several different ways. Sharing of common problems is where it basic strength comes from. Meetings and memberships are entirely free of charge. Fam Anon solely depends on internal resources to run its program activities. The whole office and work is financed and supported through our volunteers contributions and offers by Fam Anon writings.


Only first names are given at Fam Anon since it is an anonymous programme.


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


For people attending these meetings and groups is an amazing approach to help them and grapple addiction issue. That often causes them to understand that the addict needs assistance to live a 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.

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.