Calls for better support for the children of parents struggling with alcoholism
Campaigners raise the plight of young people dealing with alcohol misuse in the home as part of Children of Alcoholics Week
THERE ARE CALLS for urgent action to help youngsters who have a parent with an alcohol addiction.
At the start of Children of Alcoholics Week (11-17 February), experts have warned that more support is needed for children who have been affected by alcohol harm in the home.
New data from NHS Health Scotland has revealed that alcohol was related to 3,700 deaths and over 40,000 hospital admissions last year.