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What Do I Do if My Parent is an Addict?

If you clicked on this blog, then you are most likely worried that your mother or father drinks (or uses) too much. It can be difficult living in your house with someone who is hard to predict. It can be okay one minute, and the next you can be criticized unfairly. This can cause a lot of confusion, and it can feel scary and unsafe. If you are in this type of environment, you have learned many things to help you survive. Some of them are good ways of coping, and others you may find are harmful. While there is not anything you can do to stop your parent from drinking (or using), there are things you can do to protect yourself, and things to keep in mind that may help you cope. How to protect



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