Living with a parent or carer who uses drugs or alcohol, and the effects that has on your wellbeing, can be tough. But you don’t have to deal with it alone – support is always available.
Here, you’ll discover simple guides, helpful tips, and info, along with organisations and services that can help you understand substance abuse, learn about its impact on your mental health, and explore ways to boost your wellbeing.
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This factsheet from Childline will help you understand more about what substance misuse is, how to cope and what to do in an emergency.
Tips and information
Here are some different tips and ideas you can use to look after your wellbeing
Organisations and services
Here is a list of UK wide organisations who can help.
If you are looking for support in your area, please go to our service directory to find out what services and projects are available to you.