Thoughts & Quotes

life is like a series of photographs you develop from the negatives.
When you need to fly from your home, it's not a home. Home should be where the birds feelings are free not caged.
nobody likes the rain but if you want the rainbow you gotta put up with the rain.
♫ And the stars are always there but we miss them in the dirt and in the clouds we miss them in the storms. ♫
To the believer anything is possible, to the sceptic everything is impossible.
"the reason angels can fly is becuase they take themselves lightly"
Stay strong- Keep smiling =] and NEVER give up- there is always hope <3
'It is not the stars to hold our destiny, but in ourselves' (William Shakespeare)
Stick to the fight when your hardest hit, its when things seem worse that you must not quit
it's about learning to dance in the rain
sometimes the hardest thing and the right thing are the same
we never notice the beauty around us because we are too busy trying to create it.
People say that it is holding on that makes you stronger, but sometimes it is letting go and putting yourself first.
No-one can do a better job of being you, than YOU.
Be strong now because things will get better; it may be stormy now but it can't rain forever.
This too shall pass
We have to learn to dance in the rain
Even on the darkest days sometimes we glimpse sunlight
Sometimes we need to tell our story 100 times
Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still dark

About Action on Addiction

In April 2015 COAP merged with Action on Addiction and became a part of For Families Service.

You can find us on Action on Addiction's website here.

About Action on Addiction For Families

For Families began in 1998. The For Families team offers daytime and evening support groups, counselling, health and wellbeing days, a brief residential programme (the Family Programme) for families, relatives, partners and friends, and the M-PACT Programme (Moving Parents And Children Together) for children affected by parental substance misuse.

For Families is working to roll out M-PACT (Moving Parents And Children Together) nationally by training practitioners in the intervention across the UK.

For Families also runs accredited and bespoke training courses for professionals wanting to increase/enhance their understanding of the impact on families of substance misuse.

You can find out more about For Families here.

About Action on Addiction

Action on Addiction is a registered charity, which was formed in April 2007 through the merger of three organisations: Action on Addiction, Clouds and the Chemical Dependency Centre. Action on Addiction have treatment centres throughout England, with a specialist family service, innovative research programmes and an expert training centre.

The fundraising team, events team and press office are based in London.

Action on Addiction's vision is people free from addiction and its effects.

Action on Addiction works to find ever more effective ways of disarming addiction in individuals, families, communities and society as a whole.