Six ways of helping your alcohol-dependent child

January 31, 2019 |

It is natural for parents to think that alcoholism only occurs in other households; however, addiction does not discriminate. Alcohol abuse can affect people at almost any age, from the teenage years to adulthood. It can also become a problem for any individual, regardless of income level, race, region or gender.

Even straight-A students can fall prey to the dangers of alcohol abuse. The important thing is to watch for signs of abuse in order to know when it’s time to help an addicted child quickly and effectively.

Common signs among teenagers include:

Some common signs of addiction in all ages include the following:

Part of knowing how to help an addicted child is becoming aware of these signs and knowing when to intervene.

Lee Weber/Addiction Blog

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