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Articles about Children of Alcohol and Drug Addicts

Abstract: A list of articles about problems for children to drug and alcohol addicts.

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Articles about Children of Alcohol and Drug Addicts

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Written by: Lisa Levin, psychology student, Umeå university, supervised by Gunborg Palme, certified psychologist, certified psychotherapist, teacher of psychotherapy.
First version: 22 Jul 2008.
Latest revision: 22 Jul 2008.

Tell me about children growing up with addicted parents.

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To help and protect children of alcoholic parents; role of the children and their care-giver

It is important to help and protect children of alcoholic parents. When a child comes to you for help, you must make sure that the child understands that you are ready to listen if he/she wants to talk about something. To be on time and keep promises also signals that you are available and reliable.

Adult children of alcoholics and drug addicts; consequences of suppressed childhood memories; role alcoholic family

Feelings, thoughts, experiences and assumptions from the childhood affect all of us, throughout life. The child carries these experiences into adult life. If the experiences come from an environment with an addictive parent, this secret will be continued from childhood into their adult life.

Help and treatment for adult children of alcoholics

With help and treatment, adult children of alcoholics can be reconciled with their past. They need to see and to understand the connection between childhood and their situation today.

Married to, Living with an Alcoholic or Addict

Living or having a close relationship with an alcoholic or a drug user causes difficulties as a consequence of their drinking. You must open your eyes for this and find solutions which allow yourself and the children to have your own life.

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