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Activities Discussing the Coronavirus as a Family Online Resources My Beamers World Sesame Street in Communities Community Resources National Association for Children of Alcoholics, 1-888-554-2627 Alateen, 1-888-425-2666 National Drug Abuse Hotline, 1-800-662-4357 Youth Crisis Line, 1-800-448-4663 Al-Anon Information Services, 1-888-425-2666 Alcoholics Anonymous Narcotics Anonymous Find more recovery tools and resources. Books for Kids Helping Them Learn About Addiction Emmy's Question Morningtidepress, St. Augustine, FL, 2007. By Jeannine Auth My Dad Loves Me, My Dad Has a Disease MAC Publishing, Bainbridge Island, WA, 1996. By Claudia Black Kids' Power Too! Words To Grow By Imagin Works, Dallas, TX, 1996. By Cathey Brown, Elizabeth LaPorte and Jerry Moe My Dad's Definitely Not a Drunk Waterfront, Burlington, VT, 1992. By Ellsa Lynn Carbone Dear Kids of Alcoholics Gurze Books, Carlsbad, CA, 1988. By Lindsey Hall and Cohn Leigh Up and Down the Mountain Small horizons. Liberty Corner, NJ, 1995. By Pamela Leib Higgins Welcome Home: A Child's View of Alcoholism Charles Franklin press, Edmonds, WA, 1986. By Judith A. Jance Think of Wind One Big Press, Rochester,NY, 1996. By Catherine Mercury The Dragon Who Lives at our House Rising Star Studios, LLC, Minneapolis, MN, 2011. By Elaine Mitchell Palmore Alcohol: What It Is, What It Does Greenwillow Books, New York, NY, 1979. By Judith S. Seixas I Can Talk About What Hurts Hazelden Publishing, Center City, MN, 1993. By Janet Sinberg and Daley Dennis An Elephant in the Living Room Hazelden, Center City, MN 1994. By Jill Hastings and Typpo Marion I Wish Daddy Didn't Drink So Much Albert Whitman and Co., Niles, IL, 1988. By Judith Vigna Book for Parents Straight Talk from Claudia Black: What Recovering Parents Should Tell Their Kids about Drugs and Alcohol Center City, MN; Hazelden, 2003. The Family Recovery Guide: A Map for Healthy Growth Brown, S., Lewis, V., and Liotta, A.; New Harbinger Publications, 2000. Growing Up Again, Parenting Ourselves, Parenting Our Children Clarke, J. and Dawson, C.; Center City, MN: Hazelden, 1998 The Lowdown on Families Who Get High: Successful Parenting for Families Affected by Addiction Diaz, P. and O'Gorman, P. Washington, D.C.; Child & Family Press, 2004. Raising Self-Reliant Children in a Self-Indulgent World Glenn, S., Nelson, J.; Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing, 1988. Positive Discipline for Parenting in Recovery Nelson, J.; Empowering People Books, 2007. Parenting One Day at a Time: Using the Tools of Recovery to Become Better Parents and Raise Better Kids Packer, A.; Center City, MN: Hazelden, 1996. Raising Healthy Children in an Alcoholic Home Wood, B.; New York, NY: Crossroad Classic, 1992. Books for Teens Alateen: A Day at a Time Virginia Beach, VA: Al-Anon Family Groups, 1983. Alateen: Hope for Children of Alcoholics Virginia Beach, VA: Al-Anon Family Groups, 1973. The Secret Everyone Knows: Help for You If Alcohol Is a Problem in Your Home Brooks, C.; Center City, MN: Hazelden, 1981. For Teenagers Living with a Parent Who Abuses Alcohol/Drugs Hornik-Beer, E.; Authors Guild Backinprint.com edition, 2001. Different Like Me: A Book for Teens Who Worry about Their Parent's Use of Alcohol/Drugs Leite, E. and Espeland, P.; Center City, MN: Hazelden, 1989. Coping with an Alcoholic Parent Porterfield, K.; New York, NY: Rosen Publishing Group, 1985. Books and DVDs by Jerry Moe Understanding Addiction and Recovery Through a Child's Eyes: Hope, Help, and Healing for Families An eye-opening book for recovering addicts and alcoholics with stories of hope and resilience from children living in the shadow of family alcoholism or drug addiction, written for parents and professionals. Kids' Power: Healing Games for Children of Alcoholics This unique book presents games and activities designed specifically for children from alcoholic and other drug addicted families. All games and activities, kid-tested with young people, stress trust and teamwork in a safe atmosphere where everyone wins. Conducting Support Groups for Elementary Children K-6: A Guide for Educators and Other Professionals This clear and easy-to-use guide helps teachers and other professionals give children the guidance and structure they so sorely need to develop healthy living skills and deepen their resilience. It's packed with practical information for developing programs and working with children in a small group setting. Discovery...Finding the Buried Treasure: A Prevention/ Intervention Program for Youth from High Stress Families A step-by-step prevention and intervention program for youth from high stress families. It includes more than 55 games and activities which impart healthy living skills so children can talk openly, share feelings and learn about family problems. Kids' Power Too: Words to Grow By An affirmation book to help young people live one day at a time. It helps kids take better care of themselves, stay safe and move toward a more balanced life. An excellent tool for adults to use with children, or youngsters to use on their own.