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Alcohol and Violence

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Alcohol changes the way a person thinks, acts and feels.

Drinking alcohol can cause people to act aggressively which can lead to harming others. Emergency department studies show that alcohol-related violence accounts for more injuries than any other cause.

Sexual Assault

Physical Assault

If you are experiencing violence in your life there is help 24 hours a day. For services and resources you can access click here.

In emergency, call 9-1-1

Alcohol, violence & your community

Community violence increases when people have easy access to affordable alcohol.

People drink alcohol more often when there is:

What you can do: