Kina Families and Addictions Trust
Helping you understand the impact of addiction on your life and the life of your Whanau.
Kia ora and welcome
Lots of family members struggle with a loved one’s alcohol or other drug use, often suffering in silence for years with the mistaken belief there is nothing they can do to improve their situation. It takes a lot of courage to look at painful and confusing family issues, congratulations on making it this far.
And, the good news is… We Can Help!
Kina Trust set up this website to provide a place for you to find the information, support, and advice you need to help you stay sane and healthy, while dealing with your loved one’s alcohol or other drug use.
How does your loved one's alcohol and other drug use affect you?
Take the test
Need to talk to someone?
Find yourself an agency, support group, or qualified therapist here.
Been asking yourself
'What can I do?'
Some practical advice on staying sane, healthy, and living your life
How are you feeling?
When was the last time you asked
yourself this simple question?
Checkout our feelings checklist
Join our online community
Read other family member's stories or share your own.
Tell your story
You are not alone
Join Kina's online community
The generous support of the Health Promotion Agency and Matua Raki
made the development of this resource for family members possible.
The Kina Trust thanks both these agencies for their ongoing
involvement in this project.