Addiction can take over and ruin lives no matter what the person is addicted to. However, drug and alcohol addiction are two of the most common – drugs only second to smoking. If you’re a parent, having an addiction can have a huge negative impact on your children’s lives; when you’re drunk or high, you’re not fully in control of your actions and your behavior can be incredibly damaging – if not abusive. If you believe you have an addiction, you must get help, if not for yourself, for your children. If you’re unsure, this article describes some of the signs you may be suffering from addiction and how you can seek help.
An important resource that outlines practical advice for children who have one or both parents with addictions.
The guide is on behalf of the Coalition Against Drug Abuse. I believe this to be a very important guide that offers invaluable advice.