Children whose parents use drugs: Promising practices and recommendations

This report focuses on children growing up in families affected by drug and alcohol dependence, as well as on the services, programmes and practices that help to protect childhood and guarantee children’s needs while, at the same time, addressing the needs of parents.

It comprises a collection of interventions aimed at families and children; services for women who use substances and are mothers; dependence treatment services that take into account parental responsibilities, children’s needs and particular situations; and shelters for women victims and survivors of violence who use substances.

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