To all of you teens, preteens or younger kids living with one or more parents that is an alcoholic — you are not alone. Over 11 million children in the United States currently live with an alcoholic parent.
That is 11 million other kids your age dealing with similar issues and fears. And a new society is gaining steam on social media to help you break the family cycle of alcoholism by learning about the disease and how to avoid it.
So if you want to learn more about how to avoid this disease or talk to others with parents that are or were alcoholics, join the free movement at PotatoAllergy.com. There is even a book available that was written just for you!
Marc Treitler and his family are the founders and creators of the family addiction education website www.potatoallergy.com and the authors and illustrators of My Dad Is an Alcoholic, What About Me?: A Pre-teen Guide to Conquering Addictive Genes.
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