Easter is in a few days. People who live with addiction tend to use holidays as an excuse to drink and take other drugs. It is tough if you are in such a family. Some teens say they don’t like to join groups. Why should they talk about their problems to other people? It's embarrassing. It is not embarrassing. Your problem is not unique. According to National Association for Children Of Alcoholics "1 in 4 under the age of 18" suffer living with parents who abuse alcohol and other drugs. "The worst part is, <teens> can't help themselves. " But groups can. Call (toll-free) at 1-888-554-COAS to learn more about what help is available in your town or on line. Join Alateen, join In The Rooms.