Here’s a book recommended by an Elder and Educator from my home community of Saddle Lake Cree Nation. This is an excellent resource. Sometimes these are hard issues to address but necessary. If anything, let’s a child know they are not alone.
Wishes and Worries. Coping With a Parent Who Drinks Too Much Alcohol
Written by Centre For Addiction And Mental Health, Illustrated by Lars Rudebjer
Synopsis from Tundra Books:
Children of parents who drink too much alcohol are affected in many ways. They may experience anger, fear, confusion, and guilt. This reassuring book, written by professionals, offers information in the form of a story about one family’s struggle. When Dad’s drinking ruins a birthday party, everyone wishes that he would just stop. If only wishing could fix the problem… (click book review link below to read more)
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