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Can it ever be safe to leave children with dependent drinkers? Highlight from Effectiveness Bank Alcohol Treatment Matrix cell A5

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CAN IT EVER BE SAFE TO LEAVE CHILDREN WITH DEPENDENT DRINKERS?

Relapse is common after treatment – so is it simply too risky to leave their children with the most severely problematic drinkers, even if they have done well in treatment? What mixtures of support and control have been tried, and how well did they work?