Health and Well-Being

Often, family members or significant others of substance misusers struggle to cope with the addiction of their loved one, and experience the following:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Painful feelings
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Depression
  • Helplessness
  • Health-related issues
  • Abusive or violent relationships
  • Concern for your loved one
  • Other problems associated with drug and alcohol misuse.

CDARS’ Service for Significant others offers a place where you can talk with confidentiality about your problems and find ways to make positive changes in your life.

We offer emotional support, understanding, acceptance and a non-judgemental approach to the issues you face.

With specialised support, we can help you to understand what is happening in your life, and together we can explore ways to deal effectively with the issues that you face.

Support and counselling help people feel empowered to make positive changes to their circumstances, to realise their potential and to bring fulfilment and happiness into their lives.

We offer the following services for family members and significant others:

  • Information and workshops
  • Counselling
  • Carers Support Groups
  • Complimentary Therapies
  • Outreach Service
  • Telephone Support
  • Personal Development. 

We run services for families and significant others from Merton and Sutton. For more information, please contact: