One Year On…..

One Year On…..

It is a year ago this week since my 41-year-old son died. He had been an alcoholic for many years but ironically it was not drink that killed him. He overdosed on non-prescription painkillers – his action, almost certainly, a tragic accident but we will never know for...
Boundaries

Boundaries

Boundaries allow you to draw a line between what is acceptable, and what you are not prepared to tolerate, within a relationship. When a loved-one is abusing drugs or alcohol, their chaos can often affect your life and boundaries will help you to manage your own...
Addictions

Addictions

Last year I wrote about my son’s ongoing battle with drugs and how a mental disorder can lead to drug abuse. In the book I described how difficult it is for someone with a disorder to control their use of substances such as legal or illegal drugs, alcohol or...
Thank you to the Co-op in Corsham

Thank you to the Co-op in Corsham

Dinah receiving an amazing cheque on behalf of Families Out Loud. Thank you so much to the Co-op in Corsham – your Local Community Funding is helping us with lots of IT related equipment and...