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by delp
09 Oct 2011 14:14
Forum: Relationships
Topic: Sister of an alcoholic desperate to help him. . .
Replies: 17
Views: 2841

Re: Sister of an alcoholic desperate to help him. . .

Thanks guys for all your support. I think the more I look on this website, the more I can get some understanding of what he is going through/will go through, which I think has been a difficult wake up call. I think, being new to all this, I figured, ok he's done the hard bit, in admitting he has a p...
by delp
08 Oct 2011 19:20
Forum: Relationships
Topic: Sister of an alcoholic desperate to help him. . .
Replies: 17
Views: 2841

Re: Sister of an alcoholic desperate to help him. . .

Thanks Boris I appreciate your suggestions The support network at home is very strong, both myself and mum and dad live very close, we will be doing everything we can. I am worried that the councellors have a months waiting list. They have been made aware through the hospital that he is doing detox,...
by delp
08 Oct 2011 15:48
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: SOS - Post here if you need help (No General Chat Please)
Replies: 11732
Views: 1018181

Re: New Members - Please Introduce Yourself Here

Thanks Caroline He was referred to a councelling service about 2 weeks ago, who did an assessment on him, and then sent him away. He then spent the weekend drinking. I think he was under the impression that, when he plucked up the courage to go see them, they would start some kind of intervention th...
by delp
08 Oct 2011 15:18
Forum: Relationships
Topic: Sister of an alcoholic desperate to help him. . .
Replies: 17
Views: 2841

Re: Sister of an alcoholic desperate to help him. . .

Hi hoolahoop Thankyou so much for your post. I am going through something similar as a sister of an alcoholic. How is your brother doing? My brother was admitted to hospital on Monday, and finally admitted he had a problem. They put him straight onto the detox programme. He is now on day 6, and bein...
by delp
08 Oct 2011 14:50
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: SOS - Post here if you need help (No General Chat Please)
Replies: 11732
Views: 1018181

Re: New Members - Please Introduce Yourself Here

Hi, my name is delph I joined this site after reading a huge amount of posts on this website and found it really useful. I hope I don't offend, but I am actually posting on behalf of my family. My brother is the one with the alcohol problem, and I am looking for the best way to support him He has be...