Alcoholism doesn’t just impact the alcoholic, it has an impact on the people around him. The impact on coworkers, family, and friends can change lives.
Alcoholism can make everything more difficult. There are alcohol related crashed every 20 minutes. Alcoholism can affect lives of many, families are ruined because of abusive parents. People drink if their sad, people drink if their happy, people drink when their angry, people that don’t have jobs drink a lot. The alcoholic might get upset at themselves for making bad decisions and might hurt others.
The loss that alcoholism has on people. Death is not what anyone should face. In the book “The Absolute True Diary of a Part Time Indian” the main characters best friend Rowdy is beaten by his father. Anyone that takes place in an alcoholic’s life can make a difference on others. Children are beaten from alcoholic parents, the children need to contact child services if their parent is abusing the child.
On reservations, the amount of Indians that drink are a lot. The Indians drink because of their jobs and if they can’t afford food for their family they might be like Juniors father. The families can be hurt since the fathers or mothers cannot get jobs since they drink all the time. The parents can become shut inns and only drink. Alcoholics will drink at any time of the day. Alcoholics get the lack of motivation to do anything, that’s why they might quit jobs to drink all day.