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

Mentor Training

Have you lived with a parent or family member's addiction?

Would you like to let others know what did and didn't help you whilst growing up?

Are you already an online member at COAP posting messages in the boards?


Then you could train as an online mentor and let young people know that they are not alone in what they are going through. 

Mentors have lived with or are still living with someone else's addiction to drugs, alcohol or other form of addictive behaviour such as gambling. All mentors are 18 years and over.

If you would like to find out more about the training to become an online mentor then please contact us through the website or 

We look forward to hearing from you. 

All of our training is held online in the evenings via Skype 8.00pm - 9.00pm. 

You will need to attend ALL 4 sessions to complete the training. You also need to be familiar with the message boards before attending the training. 



Training programme dates for 2015

Feb/March - training completed

June/July - training post poned.

September  - please email to register your place. Places are limited.

Mon - 14th 

Thurs - 17th

Mon - 21st

Thurs - 24th


November - dates to be confirmed