Worried about a parent
Lots of children have problems caused by someone else’s drinking. It can be a very big worry if your parent or another adult you know is drinking too much.
It can cause all kinds of difficult problems. It can be really hard for you and make you feel bad in lots of different ways.
But there are ways to cope better and make things easier on you.
If you are reading this page, you probably have some worries. This section describes:
- How you might feel and some things that can make it easier to cope
- What it means to be dependent on alcohol
- Who you can talk to
Talking to someone can be a good first step. We have some advice to help you do this. Find out more
Having a parent with a drink problem is one of the biggest challenges you can face. The good news is that lots of children find a way through the problems.