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Running head: ALCOHOL AND FAMILY VIOLENCE 1 Alcohol and Family Violence Dyria Coleman BSHS/406 November 20, 2015 Dr. Nazon
ALCOHOL AND FAMILY VIOLENCE 2 Alcohol and Family Violence According to (Films Media Group, 2009). In the United States alone, alcohol abuse causes 100,000 deaths every year. Half of all homicides, suicides, and accidental deaths involve alcohol use. 65 out of every 100 of us will be in an alcohol related car crash during our lifetimes. Last year 24,000 Americans died in crashes involving alcohol. It also stated that the number one killer of 15 to 29 year olds is alcohol related automobile accidents. Most spouse abuse and child abuse involves drinking within the violence. There are a million and a half more alcoholics now than there were in 1980, 21 million Americans are alcoholics or problem drinkers and three millions of those are under the age of 18 (Films Media Group, 2009). Alcohol and family violence on life cycle I feel that alcohol cause problems not only to the user/drinkers but also to their spouse, children and other family members. As a drinker they fail to keep up with their responsibility with supporting their family. A child may force to take on the adult roles and the parents responsibilities. Domestic violence and alcohol are often associated. Drinking is not necessary for domestic violence to occur. After all, many abuses are either alcoholics or under the influence of alcohol at the time of the abuse. Historical perspective on alcohol and family violence by legislative changes A historical perspective on how alcohol and family have been impacted by legislative changes. Alcohol has been consisting in the world, it’s a disease and it’s something that need to be recognized in the world and need to be treated as soon as possible. There are programs for

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