Sober Teddy for Children of Alcoholics Awareness

The Sober is Dope Teddy is dedicated to Children and Adult Children of Alcoholics and Drug Addicts. According to Samhsa and Data from the “National Surveys on Drug Use and Mental Health, “ Based on combined 2009 to 2014 NSDUH data, 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 had an SUD (Figure 1). This represents about 12.3 percent of children aged 17 or younger who resided with at least one parent with an SUD. An annual average of 1.5 million children aged 0 to 2 (12.8 percent of this age group), 1.4 million children aged 3 to 5 (12.1 percent of this age group), 2.8 million children aged 6 to 11 (11.8 percent of this age group), and 3.0 million children aged 12 to 17 (12.5 percent of this age group) lived with at least one parent who had an SUD.” #acoa #childrenofalcoholics .