Children of alcoholic parents to get help in £6m scheme

Estimated 200,000 ‘silent victims’ to be given support and advice

Children whose parents are alcoholic will be offered help under plans announced by the government.

The £6m package of measures is designed to help the estimated 200,000 children in England living with alcohol-dependent parents, offering rapid access to support and advice.

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