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Aye. I've known some alcoholics too. Hell, if I were honest I probably drink too much myself (not that I have gotten to the "must have a drink" or "drink every day" stage). I can really understand how tempting it is, especially when life is ship. My drinking certainly upped itself when the ex-ball and chain and I went our seperate ways. It's an easy refuge when life is down. Trouble is that when you are depressed it just amplifies it when the initial buzz wears off. I suspect this is the rut that Gazza is in. He is unhappy with life as a single man and without football (hell, he's said as much), and this is made worse during his binges because the alcohol depresses him further. I wouldn't mind also betting he has, by now, done damage to his body, which makes him feel shit even when the depression isn't so bad.I feel so much for the bloke, know a couple who could never give up the drink. Such an evil drug for some people.
Yep.At this point, i feel is inevitable, its just incredibly heart wrenching to say.
He already has had such treatment. Hell, he's been to The Priory which is just down the road from me.I was talking to someone on twitter about it earlier and he was saying that the drugs he's on merely control the symptoms of his problem. His way of thinking needs to be changed by someone in the mental health game otherwise the lust for a booze will always be there and the problem will never go away. Hate to say it but I can't see him lasting much longer.
Yeah. Had a colleague go there. They deal with nervuous breakdowns, addictions and so on. Costs ££££ though.remember The Priory from his autobiography but can't remember what goes on there? Guess it's mental health