More than 400,000 under-18s live with 'toxic trio', analysis shows

Tristan Donovan
Thursday, August 16, 2018

At least 420,000 children in England live in households with the "toxic trio" of domestic abuse, parental substance misuse and mental illness present, according to new estimates.

One third of children in the UK live with at least one parent who is a binge drinker, according to the report. Image: Jim Varney/posed by models
One third of children in the UK live with at least one parent who is a binge drinker, according to the report. Image: Jim Varney/posed by models

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