Marijuana, Alcohol and Domestic Violence Controversy

By Dana Fleitman, Program Coordinator

In Denver, Colorado, a controversial political billboard read “Reduce family and community violence in Denver: vote yes on I-100,” a proposal to legalize marijuana. The following is a discussion from Good Day Colorado where guests debate the connection between alcohol, drug use and domestic violence.

Want to learn more about the intersection of domestic violence and substance abuse? Register now to join the National Alliance to End Domestic Abuse on Thursday, March 21st from noon to 1:30pm Eastern for our upcoming webinar, “Substance Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence.” This webinar will explore the connection between substance abuse and intimate partner violence, focusing on best practices for working with perpetrators and victims with co-occurring substance abuse issues, as well as coordination/integration of substance abuse and domestic violence intervention.


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