Child Welfare

Research: Children Living with Parents who have a Substance Abuse Disorder

September 25, 2017 | Emily Taylor

SAMHSA’s Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ) August 2017 monthly report focused on children living with parents who have a substance abuse disorder. According to the report, data from the National Surveys on Drug Use and Health show that about “1 in 8 children (8.7 million) aged 17 or younger lived in households with at least one parent who had a past year substance use disorder (SUD)”.

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