We’re Number One! Rape, domestic violence, suicide, child abuse, fetal brain damage from alcohol, alcohol consumption and alcoholism: for more than 40 years Alaska has the highest rates in the nation. A recent survey of Alaskan women found one in three had been raped.* How long must we endure this?
Given our wealth and small population, Alaskans should be the happiest and healthiest bunch of people in the United States. We very much are not.