04/09/2012 05:35 pm ET Updated Apr 12, 2013

Alcoholic Parents: How To Deal With A Family Member Who Has A Drinking Problem (WATCH)

We’ve all had embarrassing encounters of the parental kind. But this week, Gurl.com's advice vlogger, Meg, isn’t talking about your average embarrassing mom moment. She’s dealing with a much more serious issue: how to deal with a parent who drinks too much. And with one in four kids living with a person who has an alcohol problem, chances are that you or someone you care about is dealing with an alcoholic parent. Remember: You're not alone in this. Watch the above video for advice or call the Alcohol Addiction Hotline at 1-866-925-4030.