An alcohol or other drug issue in the family can have a big impact.
It can affect relationships, work, lifestyle, as well as mental and physical health. So, it’s common for friends or family to feel frustrated, upset or even scared.
All families are different, and everyone has different ways of coping. So, if you’re worried about a loved one, the best thing you can do is get the facts.
Breakthrough for Families Qld is a free program that helps people affected by another person’s alcohol or other drug use. Families and community members can attend the information sessions and families can access ongoing tailored individual support.
Join one of our virtual information sessions or call us to speak with our caring facilitators.
We will always provide specialist, confidential and non-judgemental support.
At our session we will discuss:
How to have a conversation with someone who has a substance use issue;
How to set healthy boundaries and keep them;
Information on why people use alcohol and other drugs;
Information on lapse and relapse;
Introduction to the Stages of Behaviour Change;
Trustworthy information about alcohol and other drugs and their effects;
Information on how to navigate the alcohol and other drug treatment system;
Accessing support for family members, including connection to ongoing social or health services.
How to join
Join our Teams meetings anywhere, from any device.
Teams meetings are best when you join them from the Teams app or Teams on the web, and there’s a bunch of ways to do that—read on for details about joining
Select the link to Join the Microsoft Teams Meeting below to be taken to a page where you can choose to either join on the web or download the desktop app. If you already have the Teams app, the meeting will open there automatically.
If you don’t have a Teams account, you have the option to enter your name to join the meeting as a guest. If you do have a Teams account, select Sign in to join with access to the meeting chat and more. Then you will go to the lobby where our facilitators can admit you.
To get the best of Teams meetings on mobile, including audio, video, and content sharing, you’ll need to download and install the Teams mobile app.
If you have the app, use the link below to join the meeting. If you don’t have the app, you’ll be taken to the app store where you can download it.
Note: Try to download the app before the meeting starts. It might take a minute or two, depending on your internet connection.
If you don’t have a Teams account, select Join as a guest and enter your name to join the meeting as a guest. If you have a Teams account, select Sign in and join to join with access to the meeting chat and more.
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