Archive for Category: "Substance Abuse"
The problem with gun and domestic violence is not loaded guns — it is “loaded” people. Missouri legislation will give spouses a power tool leveraging substance abusing partners into recovery, saving marriages, preventing downstream violence, and saving the state millions in demand spending.
Our article published by the ACU demonstrates the need for wise policies giving spouses power tools to heal the common problem of substance abuse in the family to improve marriage rates, reduce divorce rates, decrease domestic violence, and reduce traffic fatalities.
Laws that address the consequences of problems never work. This article shows how many marriages will be saved, and government budgets balanced, by helping spouses leverage a substance-abusing spouse into substance-abuse treatment.