Everyone is talking about the Matt Willis Documentary, Fighting Addiction.
I think it’s fab when people share their stuff so openly. It provokes thought and discussion for many.
This morning I have already had some great discussions about different topics that have come up from the documentary.
There are a few key points I would like to address.
People, places, times, feelings, events that cause you to drink. Anyone who has had a problem with drugs and alcohol will know exactly what I mean. We all have triggers, learning about our triggers, mitigating the risk is part of the work. We can’t know all of our triggers from the beginning, we know some; quite often we learn about them as we go on and this is ok.
Now where this gets important is when you’re drinking, or drug use has a significant impact on your life. Things like your using is life threatening, the amount you use, the combination of using could cause overdose or...