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

Some of the things that happen....

  • You might see your parent or carer passed out, angry or upset.
  • You might be left alone for long periods.
  • You might have to make difficult decisions.
  • You could be caring

How do I feel?

When someone becomes addicted to drugs and alcohol in a family, the family can often end up spending a lot of time and energy thinking about the person and their drug and alcohol use.

Taking positive steps

These are just suggestions; please let COAP know is you have any other suggestions on how to take positive steps to making things better in your life.

What Role Do You Play?

This page hopes to create more of an awareness of some roles or characters that you might be getting stuck into.

Problems in the family

  • You are not responsible for your parents’ drug or alcohol use. It is not your fault.
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