Guest Post: Keeping Families Together Safely

Our second guest post comes from Lyndsay Fraser-Robertson, Family Outreach Worker for Circle – Circle offers a range of whole family support services that promote children’s healthy development and potential. They engage with families who face exclusion due to social injustice, poverty and health inequalities. I am a Family Outreach Worker for a charity called Circle, based inContinue reading “Guest Post: Keeping Families Together Safely”

Guest Post: Bereaved through Alcohol and Drugs (BEAD)

Our first guest blog comes from Oliver Standing, Director of Policy and Communications at Adfam. Oliver will be presenting at DAWF’s conference about BEAD. To register for the conference, please click here. Bereaved through Alcohol and Drugs (BEAD) is a project that was set up five years ago to offer peer support to people who haveContinue reading “Guest Post: Bereaved through Alcohol and Drugs (BEAD)”

Growing Up with Parental Substance Use

This week is Children of Alcoholics Week (11th-17th February). This is the first of two posts by Sharon Greenwood, co-organiser of DAWF. Sharon is a PhD Candidate at the University of Glasgow, and currently preparing to submit her sociological thesis on the impact of parental substance use on young adults (16-30). The first post presentsContinue reading “Growing Up with Parental Substance Use”

DAWF News: 31st January

Hi all, It’s been quite a month for us DAWF-ers! You might have noticed that our website has had a bit of facelift for 2018… Our call for papers closes THIS FRIDAY(!) – so please make sure that you don’t miss out on the chance to present alongside some fantastic speakers. For more information about eitherContinue reading “DAWF News: 31st January”