Reach Out Addiction & Recovery House Inc. 1st Annual Book Scholarship fundraiser Event. Our Children An annual average of 8.7 million children aged 17 or younger live in households in the United States with at least one parent who has suffered from the disease of addiction. There are 1.7 million children residing in single-parent households with a parent who suffers from the disease of drug or alcohol addiction, and 1.4 million of them live with their mothers. Thus, about, 7.8 percent of children residing in mother-only households live with a mother who has a substance addiction. Children living in households with a substance-using parent have an increased risk for child maltreatment, lack of education, hunger and child welfare involvement compared with other children. In addition, these children are at an increased risk for engaging in substance use themselves like Tania in this video. Breaking the stigma of addiction, 1 woman, 1 mother 1 child at a time. Sponsor a child with a donation of $50 dollars. You donations will allow a student who has experienced either directly or indirectly drug or alcohol addiction, bullying, hunger. mental health disease of a parent and even homelessness while still trying to get an education to obtain that all American dream of going to college. Will you help me, help our young men and women in the Urban Community of Newark, New Jersey get a head start attending their first semester in college.
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