According to a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association, 92% of domestic abuse assailants reported using alcohol or other drugs on the day of the assault. Drug use is known to impair judgment, reduce inhibition, and increase aggression.
Working with the Office of Violence Against Women – U.S. Department of Justice, Break the Cycle, and My Sister’s Place, the youth of Peers Influence Peers Partnership say they hope to provide their peers and families with the information and tools to address domestic and dating violence. This is a video produced by high school students for high school students.
Originally Aired: May 13, 2010