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Title: New approaches to parental substance misuse
Authors: Harwin, J
Issue Date: 2011
Citation: Public Service Review: UK Science and Technology - Issue 3, Oct 2011
Abstract: Parental substance misuse is a major social problem. No-one knows exactly how many children are growing up in families where one or both parents have a drug or alcohol problem, or misuse both substances. Hidden Harm, the report by the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (2003), 1reported that at least 2-3% (200-300,000) of children under 16 in England and Wales live with one or two parents misusing illegal drugs. Up to 9% (1.3 million) children are estimated to be affected by parental alcohol misuse.
Description: This article is made available through the Brunel Open Access Publishing Fund - Copyright @ 2011 Harwin
Appears in Collections:Social Work
Brunel OA Publishing Fund
Dept of Clinical Sciences Research Papers

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