Addiction can affect children of addicts by, in short and harsh terms, being detrimental to their development.
These traumas are usually unrecognizable in the children as families may be mistaken as highly functional. Some effects of these addictions can be lower self esteem and self worth as well as the child or children taking blame for their parents addiction.
On this episode of Tips and Tools, we discuss the effect of alcohol and drug addiction on the development of children from the womb, to infancy and teenage years. The effects can be severe and affect physical, psychological and social development for life. Learn more about these important facts and share them with your loved ones.