Sections cover emotions, understanding substances and dependence, treatment processes like detox and rehab, the cycle of change, recovery, and seeking support. It uses activities, diagrams and quotes to prompt discussion between children and workers. The resource explains treatment aims to support lifestyle changes and sustained recovery. It highlights recovery can be gradual with setbacks.
The booklet encourages optimism but acknowledges challenges, providing tips like building self-esteem through positive activities. Overall, it sensitively promotes open communication to help children cope during parental treatment.
- About me
- Me and my family
- How it feels for me
- Talking about your feelings
- Understanding alcohol and drug use
- Understanding alcohol and drug treatment
- Making changes
- Change can be difficult
- What is recovery?
- What next?
- Information for workers
FREE DOWNLOAD OF HELP ME UNDERSTAND: A BOOKLET TO HELP CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND WORKERS TALK ABOUT AN ADULT’S ALCOHOL AND DRUG TREATMENT