A third of child abuse is due to alcoholism

More than a third of all child deaths and injuries due to abuse or neglect are the result of parents’ alcohol abuse, according to a government study in the U.K.

The report also found that more than half of local governments in the country have no programs in place to help such children, and that almost all local governments are cutting their budgets for alcohol and drug treatment services.

Click here to read the full study.