Druglink news item 2014 – Children at risk

Adfam, the national charity for families affected by drugs and alcohol, have published a new report that shines a light on one of the murkier corners of addiction treatment. Medications in drug treatment: tackling the risks to children addresses the dangers presented to children when they ingest medications meant to help treat their parents’

The report discusses the findings of the twenty relevant Serious Case Reviews (SCR) in England and Wales from the 10 years following the 2003 publication of the Hidden Harm report, before highlighting the issues raised by 11 interviews, two focus groups and a roundtable discussion group they conducted.

Children at risk (PDF)