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If you’re concerned about a young person getting involved in drugs or county lines, getting advice before talking to them can really help. Call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Talk to Frank Information for parents worried about their child and demystifying the language around drugs
Back on Track Support for families in Brighton & Hove when a parent is drinking too much
RU-OK? Part of Brighton & Hove Children’s Services, working alongside under 18s whose lives are affected by substance misuse in Brighton & Hove. RU-OK? adolescent service switchboard – 01273 293966 – ask for RU-OK
NACOA, National Association for Children of Alcoholics, offers advice and information, including a helpline 0800 358 3456
Family Lives A wealth of information and practical advice when it comes to teens and underage drinking
Alcohol Change UK has a useful fact sheet on alcohol and parenting
🔊 Listen to Raising Teens: Teens, Parents & Booze
How do parents’ attitudes to alcohol affect their children? How do parents broach the subject with a teen? Where can they get the best advice? And how do teens cope with a parent with alcohol dependency and how can the wider family find help?
Our guests were Piers Henriques from NACOA (the National Association for Children of Alcoholics), Fran Carpenter from Oasis Project, helping women and families affected by drugs and alcohol, Luci Hammond from RU-OK, a substance misuse service for Brighton & Hove, and Ceri Walker, the daughter of an alcoholic parent.