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How to recognize children of addicts

As parents, we want only the best for our children but when mental illness comes into the equation, sometimes the best for our children involves helping ourselves in order to help them. Addiction can be damaging to our children in a number of ways: the money we spend on drugs or alcohol is being taken from our children’s mouths, we can be dismissive, clumsy, disinterested and even abusive. This behavior will impact on our children not just in the present but also well into the future. If you’re an addict, you have to get help sooner rather than later in order to prevent this happening and this guide tells you exactly what you need to do.