Serenity Counseling & Consulting Services

Stephanie C. Johnson MA, LPC

Adult Children of Alcoholics

Introduction

Many believe that they are escaping from the emotional and social problems of their alcoholic parent by leaving home. However, they eventually realize that these problems continue to affect them, even as an adult.

Definition of an Alcoholic Parent

Excessive drinking interferes with a parent's health, social, and economic functioning.

Home Environment for Children of Alcoholic Parents

Why the Family Will Not Speak Out

How Adult Children of Alcoholics are Affected in the Long Run

How to Cope and Break the Cycle