This book explains how alcohol taking is as old as man. People of different nations have continued to take alcohol to date. The author elucidate about alcohol consumption in the world, the causes of alcohol abuse and its effects, types of drinkers and coping strategies. Alcohol abuse has been confirmed to be high among the male young parents in Kenya. This has resulted to poverty, domestic violence, school dropout. There are no formal coping strategies therefore each family copes in the best way possible. The author takes the readers to understand that Kenyan rural people are still deep into alcohol abuse; therefore the government and non-government organizations need to double their efforts in empowering the communities to come out of financial constraints. Counseling efforts should also be increased. The book is a very resourceful handbook to undergraduate and postgraduate in educational institutions.