Author: Help Me Stop
‘Arriving in treatment, I think I share the same experience that most people have. I thought that nobody here would understand my problems, but very quickly, I came to understand that the problems I have were shared with everyone here.’
The title sounds very grand and I am sure many of you are now rushing to Google to see more about this new disorder but
Following research commissioned by Help Me Stop, ITV news came to our central London Dayhab to report on ‘functioning alcoholism’. This is a phase of alcohol addiction where work, family life and other commitments may still be maintained, despite significant emotional, mental and physical strain.
Busy working parent, Joanna, spoke to the Mail Online about her alcohol addiction and treatment at Help Me Stop. Joanna successfully completed Help Me Stop’s digital dayhab programme.
Practitioners who take an integrated approach to addiction therapy do not use generic treatments. Instead, they draw from different types of therapies that address a person’s unique situation. We talk to Ted Ferguson, an integrative therapist at Help Me Stop to find out more about his approach to addiction treatment.
Living in a household where a parent misuses alcohol doesn’t mean a child will experience abuse but it can be a risk. However parental alcohol misuse can have negative effects on children at different stages in their lives including when they are adults themselves.