In 1,262 violent incidents, substance use occurred immediately prior to the conflict 44 percent of the time.
Quyen said it is important that the research focused on the immediacy of the drug use prior to the reported violence.
Being in an unhealthy or abusive relationship is already a difficult situation. When a partner is under the influence, the risk of all types of abuse (physical, verbal, emotional, digital and sexual) increases, which can lead to a very troubling situation. ” “I would never do that if I was sober.” “I’m not really that person.That’s who I am when I’m high.” You might hear stuff like this from an abusive partner who’s also abusing alcohol or drugs.