Welcome to The Nicholas Mills Foundation, operating as the not for profit charity DrugFAM
WE PROVIDE A LIFELINE OF SAFE AND CARING SUPPORT TO FAMILIES, FRIENDS AND PARTNERS AFFECTED BY SOMEONE ELSE’S DRUG, ALCOHOL OR GAMBLING PROBLEMS.
During this time of Covid-19, DrugFAM is continuing all of its support services by using online communications technology for its support groups, one-to-one consultations and conferences. If it’s not possible for you to access our services online, then our phone line is always there for you from 9am-9pm 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
How Can We Help You?
Please watch this short video from Our Patron - the actress, Emilia Fox
What We Do
We provide a seven day a week lifeline of safe, caring and professional support to families, friends, partners and significant others who are struggling to cope with the nightmare of a loved one’s addiction to drugs, alcohol or gambling. We also support those bereaved by drugs, alcohol, gambling and related causes.
Through our range of services, which also include education and awareness, we support families to break free from the cycle of addiction and rebuild their lives. We are dedicated to what we do because we know it makes a difference.
Thank you for finding us, we are here for you.
Elizabeth Burton-Phillips MBE, Founder of DrugFAM and full-time volunteer.
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It is hard to put into words what a difference DrugFAM has made in my life and I am so grateful to Elizabeth and her team for all their kindness and support. Thank you all from the bottom of my heart.
I wanted to say a huge thank you for your lovely welcome last night: I nearly turned back so thank you. I felt better when I left and I don’t know why. Finally I feel less alone.
It really helped speaking to you yesterday and I feel like a big weight has been lifted today. Thank you for listening and for your understanding. It's great to know the helpline is there for support whenever I need it. I honestly don't know what I would have done without it.
DrugFAM really are a lifeline - it's so huge .... what you do for me. I know no one else I can talk to and the situation at home is even more difficult to cope with due to the lockdown.
Thank you so much for your email and all the helpful links.
Thank you so much for genuinely listening to me and helping massively.