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The Link Between Drugs, Alcohol & DV

Is There a Link Between Drugs, Alcohol, and Domestic Abuse?

Have you ever heard someone say, “I’m sorry, baby. You know it was the booze. I never meant to hurt you. I’ll never do it again. I promise?”

Or how about this one: “He’s okay when he’s not drinking.”

Unfortunately, these words are spoken too often, and the link isn’t always understood. While the severity of the abuse might be strengthened by alcohol and drugs, it’s often not the actual cause of the domestic violence but rather an excuse used by the abuser.

For the full article originally published by Absolute Advocay, click HERE.

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