What’s on #COAWeek2024

What’s on during #COAWeek2024?

Nacoa is leading International #COAWeek2024 (11 – 17 February 2024), the annual awareness campaign casting a light on the 1 in 5 children across the UK who are struggling with a parent who drinks too much.

This year’s events include:

Alcohol in the family: Young People Ask Us

Monday 12 February, 12pm, livestream on Nacoa’s Facebook

How to break the silence talk with screening of ‘The 1 in 5’ documentary

Tuesday 13th February, 6-7pm, online

The Big Reunion: Nacoa Members Social+

Tuesday 13 February, 7.30pm, online

Instagram Live: Young person’s panel

Friday 16 February, 12pm, Nacoa’s Instagram

Nacoa Northern Gala

Nacoa Northern Gala at Hotel Football, Manchester

Saturday 17 February, 7pm til late

Now sold out. Follow organisers and passionate COA advocates Jess and Georgia for news from the event and to be the first to hear about the 2025 gala.

Nacoa Stafford Ward Memorial Lecture 2024

5pm – 7pm, Thursday 22 February – House of Commons, London

This year’s COA Week lecture will be delivered by Chanita Stephenson, TV star, social worker and Nacoa ambassador. Known for her role on Married at First Sight, she is also a social worker with lots of experience helping families. Since her TV career took off, she has become a prominent Nacoa supporter and champion for children affected.

Speakers also to include: Calum Best, Sara Britcliffe MP, Sarah Drage, Lorri Haines, and Hilary Henriques MBE.

The Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP will Chair and give a special update on the All Party Parliamentary Group for Children of Alcoholics.

General invitations are exclusive to Nacoa members. To become a member of Nacoa for as little as £26 per year, tap here. Email admin@nacoa.org.uk to book your place. Press invites on request.

What are you doing for #COAWeek2024?

We would love to hear your plans are for this year’s children of alcoholics week?

As we enter the 15th year of COA week, Nacoa invite media agencies, businesses, charities and the general public to get involved so we can continue to reach the 2.6 million children in the UK living with a parent who drinks too much.

We would love to feature your work on COAWeek.org.uk. Contact us via the website or email admin@nacoa.org.uk.

For ideas of ways to help, visit the COA Week website here.

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