Mum won’t stop drinking
Dear Jayda M y mum is an alcoholic, and I’ve been dealing with her drinking all my life. It used to make me scared to come home from school. Nothing I do can stop her. Anonymous Dear Anonymous The National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACOA) has this advice, whatever your age: Remember the six Cs – ‘I didn’t cause it, I can’t cure it, and I can’t control it. I can take care of myself, I can communicate my feelings and I can make healthy choices.’ Get in touch with them. They can help you. Go to www.nacoa.org.uk or call 0800 358 3456.