Tagged: CoA

NEWS: Children Of Parents With Alcohol Problems Need Help

In a powerful editorial, published in The Guardian, UK Member of Parliament Liam Byrne shares parts of his own story of growing up with a father who has alcohol problems and explores recent data on how children are affected – and what the conclusions must be…

MEMBER NEWS: Sweden: Vit Jul Wins Campaign Award

Vit Jul Wins Best International Web Video at the Reed Awards
The campaign film for Vit Jul’s 2016 campaign is an innovative 360-degree-film called “Julen1982” (Christmas 1982). Vit Jul, or White Christmas, is a campaign of the entire Swedish IOGT-NTO movement, to make Christmas the holidays of children, asking parents to spend Christmas alcohol-free and providing awesome activities for children when all other opportunities for kids are closed over the holidays…

REPORT: Drug And Alcohol Review: Special Issue On Intimate Partner Violence

A Special Issue on Intimate partner violence and substance misuse has just been published by Drug and Alcohol Review edited by Dr Gail Gilchrist (King’s College London) and Professor Kelsey Hegarty (University of Melbourne)…

NEWS: CoA Week: Civil Society Open Letter

When home is the most dangerous place – millions of children are growing up in families with alcohol problems, but society is largely failing them…

OPEN LETTER: Joint Letter: When Home Is The Most Dangerous Place

When home is the most dangerous place – millions of children are growing up in families with alcohol problems, but society is largely failing them…

BLOG: What Children Of Alcoholics Go Through

Children of alcoholics are one the biggest and saddest examples of the fact that alcohol does harm others than the users themselves. They endure suffering all too often silently and invisibly, fighting an internal battle to keep their dreams alive under the strenuous daily pressure of growing up with parents who struggle with alcohol problem. CoA are the forgotten victims of alcohol harm…