Kenya launches National Guidelines for Alcohol and Substance Use Prevention and Management in Basic Learning Institutions, 2021
Adfam has produced an online toolkit for practitioners working with parents who care for someone who uses drugs or alcohol and is also abusive toward them.
Building Strength and Resilience During the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Focus on Parents with Substance Use Disorders
Join ICUDDR on Friday Dec 18th at 12 noon EST for a Twitter chat with esteemed researcher, Professor, and Executive Director of the UNC Horizons Program, Hendrée E. Jones, PhD about helping parents with SUDs cope during the COVID19 pandemic.
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Within research examining adverse childhood experiences, the toxic trio describes the risk of child abuse and neglect stemming from a child’s exposure to domestic violence, parental mental health issues and/or learning disability, and parental substance misuse.
In this systematic review, researchers examine the evidence underpinning the ‘toxic trio’ in child safeguarding policy and practice.
Building Strength and Resilience during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Focus on Parents with Substance Use Disorders and Their Children
A live webinar exploring strategies for building strength and resilience in parents with substance use disorders during this difficult time.
Presenter: Hendrée E Jones, PhD, Executive Director, UNC Horizons, Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina
Parents are the major supplier of alcohol to adolescents. The Australian Parental Supply of Alcohol Longitudinal Study (APSALS) was established at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW, to explore whether this practice leads to more moderated drinking, or to greater alcohol consumption amongst adolescents.
When a family member struggles with addiction, the whole family struggles. Children often think it’s their fault; they feel shame, embarrassment, guilt, and loneliness; they may feel invisible. It takes special effort to start important conversations and answer children’s questions. But parents, teachers, caregivers, and other caring adults can comfort children and guide them through difficult moments.
Research on abuse linked with substance use has tended to focus on child abuse and intimate partner violence.
There have been considerably fewer studies on the nature of abuse committed by children against their parents.