Saturday, January 12, 2008

Families Impacted by Substance Abuse

Did you know? Youth with alcohol- and/or drug-addicted parents are four times more likely to become addicted if they choose to drink alcohol or use illegal drugs. One in four youth under age 18 lives in a family where a person abuses alcohol or suffers from alcoholism. Dealing with family issues is a key activity to prevent use, abuse, and dependency. For more information visit

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Blogger rkm714 said...

It makes sense that family life style has a huge impact on kids.
This is one reason it is so important to get parents/family involved when the schools educate kids on illegal drug/alcohol use.

January 15, 2008 9:11 AM  

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