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A 27-year-old female asked:

Can an alcoholic stop on their own? i have a brother who says he wants to get help but is still drinking every day & has went through severe withdrawals symptoms that landed him in the hospital. he drinks extremely heavily?

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Dr. Robert Weinstock
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The fact that he continues to drink despite saying he wants to stop suggests he cannot do it on his own. He needs help either from a twelve step program ir professional help. It seems he wants to stop but is having difficulty actually stopping.

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