Tagged: Parental Alcohol Use

NEWS: Norway: Wave of Substance Use Disorder Predicted after COVID-19

Blå Kors Kompasset or the Blue Cross Compass has predicted that Norway could be hit with a wave of substance use disorder after COVID-19. Blue Cross Compass works on substance use prevention. Their focus is on children and youth growing in families with alcohol and substance use problems…

NEWS: Scotland: Families With Alcohol Problems Need Comprehensive Support

Research by Public Health Scotland on whether the minimum unit price (MUP) policy implemented in the country had an impact on the lives of children and young people within families with alcohol problems found that these families need comprehensive support…

MEMBER NEWS: Junis, Sweden: 300 People Trained to Talk About Alcohol Addiction with Children

Ludde the dog teaches more adults to chat with children about alcohol problems. Junis, Movendi International member organization from Sweden, developed the education material ‘Ludde’ in order to teach adults. So far, 300 people have completed the ‘Ludde’ training…

REPORT: Parental Alcohol Use and the Alcohol Misuse of their Children in Finland

The findings indicated that parents’ alcohol use was stable from the prenatal period to adolescence. Mothers’ and fathers’ (based on mothers’ perceptions) alcohol use during the prenatal period and adolescence were directly related to adolescents’ heavy alcohol use…

REPORT: Parental Supply of Alcohol Across Adolescence Increases Risk of Alcohol Harms in Early Adulthood

Adolescents whose parents supply them with alcohol appear to have an increased risk of alcohol‐related harm compared with adolescents whose parents do not supply them with alcohol.
This research contributes to a growing body of evidence suggesting that parental supply of alcohol increases risk of harm, with no evidence for any protective effects. The results illustrate that any parental supply of alcohol should be avoided, particularly in early adolescence…

NEWS: UK: Parents’ Alcohol Use Affects Third of Children

A new study has found that more than a third of children in the UK are negatively affected by their parents use of alcohol. The study examined effects on children of parent’s who were not dependent on alcohol and found a significant link between the amount of alcohol consumed by parents and increased negative experiences among children who witness them in a intoxicated or tipsy state…

REPORT: An Exploration of the Impact of Non-Dependent Parental Alcohol Use on Children

Findings suggest levels of and motivations for parental alcohol use, as well as exposure to a parent tipsy or intoxicated, all influence children’s likelihood of experiencing negative outcomes…