He has been into detox in the past an was doing well when he came out with meds to help him abstain from alcohol.
Hes now drinking average of 1 litre of vodka a day an has rece…
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He is massively reliant on alcohol, frequently consuming 15 cans…
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Read some stories in more depth: My partner has issues with his mental health, and as a result addiction.
In the time we have been together he has relapsed on heroin, and in the process of recovery has sporadically had episodes of heavy drinking.
He was a hyperactive child and despite my going to our gp and asking for help for him, none was available. I was distraught and went to our gp, only to be told not to worry unless he started injecting drugs. read the full post So my brother has been an alcoholic for a few years but recently this has stepped up.