A Time Out from Domestic Violence

Typically the holiday season brings about thoughts of celebration, gift giving and sharing loving thoughts with family and friends. However, Judy Kile with COPE Domestic Violence Agency says for some people the holiday season brings on a significant amount of stress which can lead to domestic violence…..

Kile provides advise on how to handle a situation that can escalate into domestic violence, including taking a time out…

Alcohol is a contributing factor to many domestic violence situations. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, alcohol use immediately precedes 47 percent of domestic assaults, and ninety two percent of abusers had used substances at some point during the day of the assault.