Sep 18, · Adult children of alcoholics also referred to as ACOAs, were born into a family with an alcoholic parent or caregiver. Most ACOAs hope the problem will go away once they move out. However, being raised by an alcoholic often has long-term effects. Many struggle with relationships, unwilling to feel vulnerable or lose control. New Time Zone Feature. Online and Telephone meetings are now displayed according to the Time Zone of the IP address, displayed at the top of the meeting search results.
Jan 27, · Adult children of alcoholics can exhibit signs of both trauma and resilience. A parent or guardian’s alcohol abuse can affect their children well into adulthood. Adult children of alcoholics can. Sep 30, · Definition of 'Adult Children' According to the Adult Children of Alcoholics World Service Organization (WSO) website, the term "adult children" refers to adults who were raised in alcoholic homes, "who exhibit identifiable traits that reveal past abuse or neglect." 1 .