It's Children of Addiction Awareness Week and we want to help shine a light on the adverse impact of a parent’s alcohol and drug use on children and families.
One in four kids under 18 lives in a family impacted by parental addiction, according to the National Association for Children of Addiction, a nonprofit that raises awareness for the issue. Appalachia, which has the highest drug overdoes death rate in the country, is the hardest hit region for this crisis. But we know that a caring adult can change the course of child's life and break the cycle of generational addiction. That's why we're opening our Children's Resource Center today, on February 10, 2020.
In our community, child welfare programs are needed. Because we don't want any children left behind. We don't want to continue seeing families torn apart by drugs. As we enter this new decade, now is the time to address this crisis, bring hope to our community and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of children and families so they can begin to heal.
In honor of this week, please consider becoming a supporter of our Children's Resource Center and help us sustain this critical program to bring the hope of Jesus Christ to kids and families in our community.
Give Hope to the Hopeless.
Donate to our Children's Resource Center today.
Hope For Appalachia is a nonprofit ministry based in Charleston, West Virginia. Our Gospel-centered programs provide hope and stability to men, women and children affected by addiction.