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The National Association for Children Of Alcoholics (NACOA)

We address the needs of children growing up in families where one or both parents suffer from alcoholism or a similar addictive problem. This includes children of all ages, many of whose problems only become apparent in adulthood.

What we do

NACOA has 4 broad aims:

  1. To offer information, advice and support to children of alcohol-dependent parents.
  2. To reach professionals who work with them.
  3. To raise their profile in the public consciousness.
  4. To promote research into the problems they face and the prevention of alcoholism developing in this vulnerable group.

If you would like to talk to someone, our free confidential helpline is here for you.

Who to contact

0800 358 3456
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