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Month: November 2021

The myth of the functioning alcoholic

Help Me Stop Speak to G B News about ‘Functioning Alcoholism’

The majority of people that Help Me Stop work with haven’t yet lost everything: they have jobs, families, homes and opportunities. But alcohol addiction is making their life increasingly difficult, unmanageable and painful. In Alcohol Awareness Week, our Director of Admissions spoke to G B News about alcohol addiction, treatment and recovery.

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Lucy: Alcohol, Treatment, My Family and Me

‘My relationship with alcohol had become very destructive. It was all-consuming. Although I had boundaries, a 6pm start, I was obsessed with it getting to 6 o’ clock, obsessed with making sure there was wine in the fridge and another bottle to follow…’

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12 Step Meetings at Help Me Stop

12 Step Meetings @ Help Me Stop

There are now five 12-step fellowship meetings per week, located at Help Me Stop’s London Dayhabs. Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous in Acton and Cocaine Anonymous in Fitzrovia.

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Help Me Stop Addiction Treatment

Don’t Let Fear Stop You Starting Addiction Treatment

It’s common for people to have fears about what addiction treatment will be like. Yet most of our clients are surprised about how warm and welcoming it is. Listen to Dave speak about the misconceptions he had before arriving in our London Dayhab and how that changed after he started.

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