8+ Million Children with Parent(s) with Substance Use Disorder

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), according to a new report by SAMHSA. SUDs are characterized by recurrent use of alcohol or other drugs (or both) that results in significant impairment.

https://www.samhsa.gov/newsroom/press-announcements/201708241000