- Approximately 10 per cent of people in our society have a problem with alcohol or drugs
- Approximately 3.4 per cent of people have a problem with gambling
- Studies show that anywhere between 20 to 30 per cent of children are affected by a family member’s use of alcohol and drugs
- Between 15 to 20 per cent of children are affected by a family member’s gambling
Families Anonymous is a self-help group for concerned family members or relatives of someone who has a problem with alcohol or drugs.
Alateen is a self-help group for young people who have been affected by someone else’s use of alcohol or drugs.