Friday, February 16, 2018

Parental alcohol abuse linked to child deaths and injuries |

No kidding! Parents who drink too much usually end up hurting the ones they love. Good article for exposing the problem--not much in way of solutions except--don't abuse alcohol!
Parental alcohol abuse linked to child deaths and injuries | Society | The Guardian: "“Millions of parents drink too much and their misuse of alcohol causes horrific problems for their children.”

Alcohol misuse was implicated in 37% of cases of a child’s death or serious injury after abuse or neglect between 2011 and 2014, the study found."


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Sunday, February 11, 2018

Hotline, web chat help families dealing with children with drug

Another source of help--you never know which form of help will be the one that clicks! Just never give up when it comes to your kids and getting well from addiction.

Hotline, web chat help families dealing with children with drug: ""I'm not a medical professional. I'm not a social worker. I'm a parent like them who's experienced, in my case the worst possible outcome, which is losing a child to drug abuse," said parent-coach David Huntley. The phone number for the hotline is 1-855-DRUG-FREE (1-855-378-4573) and their website is located at https://drugfree.org. The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids goes beyond parents with children under the age of 18. The service is available for parents whose children are as old as 30."



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