Welcome to the Bereaved through Alcohol and Drugs website

Our aim is to be a source of information, support and hope for anyone whose loved one has died as a result of drug or alcohol use.

You may or may not have known about your loved one's drug or alcohol use or been unaware of the full extent of their use. Perhaps you had been living with their long-term drug or alcohol use or perhaps they may have been experimenting with drugs or alcohol.

Whatever your experience of being bereaved through alcohol or drugs, we hope you find this site useful and feel reassured that you are not alone in what you are going through.

This site has been set up by Cruse Bereavement Care, the UK's leading bereavement charity, and Adfam, the national voice for families affected by drugs and alcohol.

I wish I'd known what support was available to me when my son died.



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