Children of Alcoholics Information and Resources
(Link doesn't work? Let us know )
Adult Children of Alcoholics
http://www.adultchildren.org ACOA is an anonymous Twelve Step, Twelve Tradition program of women and men who grew up in an alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional home. The Problem (symptoms of the family disease of alcoholism): http://www.adultchildren.org/lit/Problem.s
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. http://www.aacap.org/ AACAP promotes the healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through research, training, prevention, comprehensive diagnosis and treatment. Information on children of alcoholics:
American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress. http://www.aaets.org/ AAETS is a multidisciplinary network of professionals who are committed to the advancement of intervention for survivors of trauma. Effect of Parental Substance Abuse on Children and Families. http://www.aaets.org/article230.htm
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. http://beta.samhsa.gov/about-us/who-we-are/offices-centers/csat The mission of CSAT is to promote community-based substance abuse treatment and recovery services for individuals and families in every community.
You Can Help: A Guide for Caring Adults Working With Young People Experiencing Addiction in the Family.
Information for college students.
Kidshealth/TeensHealth. TeensHealth is part of the KidsHealth family of websites run by the nonprofit Nemours Center for Children's Health Media, that provide accurate, up-to-date health information.
Coping with an alcoholic parent. http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/families/coping_alcoholic.html
National Association for Children of Alcoholics. http://www.nacoa.org/ NACoA is the national nonprofit membership and affiliate organization working on behalf of children of alcohol and drug dependent parents to eliminate the adverse impact of alcohol and drug use on children and families. Articles about children of alcoholics:
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. http://www.ncadd.org/ NCADD provides information, help and guidance to those who need assistance confronting the disease of alcoholism and drug dependence.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/ NIAAA supports and conducts research on the impact of alcohol use on human health and well-being.
We provide access (links) to some external websites for your convenience. The EAP is not responsible for the availability, accuracy, or content of those outside resources or sites, nor does it endorse them. This site is not an attempt to provide any counseling or other type of intervention.
For more information or to discuss any concerns please contact Partners Employee Assistance Program at 1-866-724-4EAP.
In case of emergency, please call 911 or your local hospital emergency service.
This content was last modified on: 05/26/2017