A 46-year-old member asked:
what are some ways to cope with a heavy drinker?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
See below: Get counseling. Go to an al-anon meeting.
A 57-year-old member asked:
When does a heavy drinker realize "enough is enough"? Lives are being ruined. What can we do to help them?
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Tragic: Yes it is tragic how alcoholics impact the lives of so many. Until the alcoholic recognizes that there is a problem, little can be done. The most important thing is to not enable them. Let them experience the consequences of their addiction without any help from outside. Perhaps that will bring about the realization that something needs to change.
A 39-year-old member asked:
If you are a heavy drinker how can you just stop?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Child Psychiatry 35 years experience
Cut down: Try and drink a little less each day. Try and postpone your drinking by a little more time each day. Try attending aa, try for 90 meetings in 90 days. For a meeting nearby, check out www.Aa.Org. Good luck.
Last updated Mar 26, 2013
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