Leigh’s Blog -Homelessness

Leigh’s Blog -Homelessness

Something I read this week got me thinking about the relationship between addiction and homelessness. According to Crisis, about 66% of people they deal with say their addiction was actually the cause of their homelessness. This is true for my son Ryan. He was at home...
Leigh’s Blog -Small hopes

Leigh’s Blog -Small hopes

In my first blog I talked about where things began to go wrong for Ryan, my homeless drug addicted son. I do believe that his problems are firmly rooted in childhood with the absence of his father but I don’t think all of his adult behaviours can be blamed on that. I...
Leigh’s Blog  – Wrong road

Leigh’s Blog – Wrong road

My name’s Leigh, I live in Wiltshire and my son’s a homeless drug addict. Welcome to my new blog! Ryan has been using drugs since he was a teenager. He’s now 35, been to prison several times and this is his sixth year of homelessness. Living through the last 20 years...
St James’ Trust Donation

St James’ Trust Donation

Families Out Loud relies on donations to continue helping adults in Wiltshire who are affected by another person’s addiction. We have recently received an extremely kind contribution from St James’ Trust in Trowbridge and we would like to thank them for their...
Sending Love…

Sending Love…

Sending love to everyone who’s trying their best to heal from things that they don’t discuss. For help coping with addiction in or around Chippenham, please get in...
Help with Addiction

Help with Addiction

Addiction hurtsFamilies cryTalking worksWhy not try We meet regularly in Trowbridge, Chippenham and Corsham. Join us.  For more information about dates and times, please get in...
Wiltshire Community Foundation Donation

Wiltshire Community Foundation Donation

Wiltshire Community Foundation is an independent charity that gives grants and funding to the voluntary sector and charities across Wiltshire and Swindon. They are an expert on local need and disadvantage in communities and offer high quality advice and support for...