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This part will help you:

  • understand the role alcohol and other drug use plays in a parent’s life
  • see the way different ways drugs are used, how they affect a person, and the dangers they pose to children
  • understand how women and men experience stigma, shame, treatment and recovery differently
  • be an ally and give dignity to parents and families
  • recognise and witness acts of protection
  • meet parents where they are at and to help them move forward
  • have balanced and robust conversations about alcohol and other drugs use, and partner with parents to create safety for children
  • use solution-focused questions to help parents move towards change and recovery.

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