Mum won’t stop drink­ing

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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.

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