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Addicted Parents: Last Chance to Keep My Children

New OU/BBC series starts 18 July BBC2 at 9pm

This is the story of the only family rehab in the UK, where children live with addicted parents as they recover. They have 6 months to get clean, or they will lose their children for good. This rehab believes these parents deserve a second chance with 79% of families completing the programme.

Episode 1 – 18/7/17

Four mums addicted to drugs have one last chance to recover, with their children, at the only family rehab in the UK. If they don’t get clean, they’ll lose them for good.  We discover whether four mums with years of addiction behind them can change the drug habits of a lifetime and keep their children.

Episode 2 – 25/7/17

A couple addicted to heroin have one last chance to recover with their son at the only family rehab in the UK. If they don’t get clean they’ll lose him for good. We discover whether one family with years of addiction behind them can change the drug habit of a lifetime and keep their son.

OpenLearn has extensive resources and information on topics related to this series including an in-depth interview with a social worker featured in the series. http://www.open.edu/openlearn/tv-radio-events/tv/addicted-parents

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