Are you putting off seeking help until you reach rock bottom? It doesn’t have to be this way – you don’t have to reach someone else’s rock bottom, or even your own, before regaining control of your life.


If you have stopped using alcohol or drugs, but are finding life tough and unfulfilling then you could be suffering from “dry drunk syndrome”. Here, we explain why it exists and how to recognise the signs.

Football star suffering from alcohol addiction

"Everywhere we go, people are treating him like a god. Everyone we pass wants to stop him for an autograph or a photo. For me, this is weird."