two boys looking at laptopThis section of the website is home to a number of significant research projects and reports that have come out of the parental substance misuse field over the last few years.
They investigate the needs of children and families affected by parental substance misuse, establish statistics around prevalence and outline recommendations on actions that are needed to support these children and families. 
A driving force behind these pieces of work is to draw attention to the voices and experiences of the children who lie at the heart of these projects.
Stars National Initiative is proud to have worked in partnership with the Office of The Children's Commissioner researching the experiences and needs of children affected by parental alcohol misuse, uncovering and responding to children's needs at a local level.
The report and its findings are available to view.