The effect of drink and drugs on the children of substance misusing parents scarcely cuts across the news media\u2019s radar, says Rosie Brocklehurst, in our cover story. \r\nAddaction\u2019s pilot services, sending trained family workers out on home visits, will join the network of dedicated services throughout the UK.\r\n\r\nAddaction\u2019s CEO, Peter Martin, is hopeful that the work could transform drug treatment in Britain but making a difference depends on a co-ordinated approach. At the moment there is a lack of national data on the scale of the problem and, as yet, no overarching co-ordinating body. Let\u2019s get past laying bureaucratic tarmac, and onto making a real difference says Rosie. There\u2019s no time to hang about \u2013 childhood is all too short for many.\r\n\r\nRead the magazine here.