Addiction Support in North Devon

Families dealing with living with an addict can get help from a new support group in North Devon.

Families Anonymous gives people a chance to talk about their situation with others going through the same thing.

Although they can then access extra help, the group say often just speaking to others is enough to help.

Susan (who's asked us to change her name to protect her anonymity) joined the group when she was trying to deal with her son's drug addiction.

She said: "When you're feeling desperate to meet people who don't judge you and who do understand exactly where you're coming from and the problems that you're facing, it's such a relief.

"The person who is the addict will become very angry and very often abusive, and not wish to get help, but family becomes very disrupted and they do need help."

To hear more from Susan, click here.

Anyone who feels they need help can contact Families Anonymous on 0845 1200 660.

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