Let it all out.
How - by signing up and sharing YOUR story in the message boards
How COAP helps? - replies from people who understand
You don't have to COAP alone.
Welcome to our online community
For young people living with a family member's addiction to drugs, alcohol or behaviour such as gambling
COAP was set up so young people affected by parental drug and alcohol abuse do not have to feel alone in what can be very tough times for many young people.
You Are Not Alone…
Over 6,000 messages have been posted in our message boards.
Our welcoming, safe, and supportive online community continues to grow; letting young people know they are not alone in their experiences. Our mentors understand and know what it's like to live with addiction.
'Its really nice to know there is someone in the same position, it makes me feel a lot less alone'. COAP member
Whether you are living with drug and alcohol abuse, gambling or another form of addiction; together our online community supports and empowers its members, providing a space to share problems and seek advice from others who understand what they’re going through.
Samantha a COAP mentor shares her story of the impact of her father's addiction to alcohol and prescription drugs on her childhood - BBC Radio Scotland 29.7.15.