offer support and advice to the families and friends of people with a drink problem.
Please get support from Al Anon
, which has family groups that hold regular meetings (www.
If he joined Al Anon
- the organisation for the families of alcoholics - he would get a lot more insight into his poor wife's illness.
The Samaritans, AL Anon
, Aware, Women's Aid, Childline, the Money Advice and Budgeting Service and Bodywhys are among the many support branches.
You might find it useful to talk yourself to Al anon
, the organisation aimed at the families of alcoholics at www.
My mum, as well as my sister and I, went to Al Anon
, the organisation that helps families of alcoholics to cope - and it did.
Log on to Al Anon
via Google to find your nearest one.
I, too, have an alcoholic brother and I have, through Al Anon
, managed to understand it is not my brother's fault.