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Someone you love have a problem with drugs or alcohol?

Dealing alone with someone else’s problem behaviour can be overwhelming.

We run alcohol and drug support groups for family and friends who have loved ones either in treatment or still in active addiction.

There are about five groups run per year, each involving eight sessions. We can refer participants in these group to our more in depth Family Therapy program.

Whether you are concerned about your partner, child, sibling, grandchild or friend – give us a call.

WHAT DOES IT INVOLVE?

Family and friends attend a weekly support group where they gain support, learn strategies to cope and hear from others in a similar situation.

By attending a support group, you no longer have to cope alone.

Support group members are have regular access to expert support and advice and are surrounded by people who understand what they are going through.

The groups provide:

  • reliable information about alcohol and other drugs
  • strategies to reduce alcohol and drug-related harms
  • non-judgemental support to reduce feelings of isolation and helplessness
  • advice about available treatment options.

Take that first step and give us a call on 1300 727 957. Our friendly staff will talk to you about how we can best help out.

DO I NEED A REFERRAL?

No, you do not need a referral to access our family and friends support groups. Simply give us a call on 1300 727 957 to find out how you can join a group.

HOW DO I KNOW IF THIS PROGRAM IS RIGHT FOR ME?

To find out if our support groups are right for you, call us on 1300 727 957 or email your query to [email protected] Our friendly staff will talk to you about how we can best help out.

IS THERE A COST?

No, it is free to attend our family and friends support groups.

WHERE ARE WE LOCATED?

Our family and friends support groups are offered from our Gold Coast service which is located at 191 West Burleigh Road, Burleigh Heads.

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Lives Lived Well acknowledges the peoples of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia, respecting their continuing connection to land, culture and community. We pay our respects to elders past, present and future. 

Lives Lived Well celebrates diversity and is committed to providing inclusive services. Everyone has the right to live well, with dignity and respect. We offer support to all people without judgment or discrimination.

The images used in this website are stock images of persons used for illustrative purposes only and do not, expressely or impliedly, portray persons with drug or alcohol problems.