'I thought I would drink myself to death'

“”Although I didn’t attempt suicide, I certainly thought about it a lot. I couldn’t see any way out. I couldn’t stop drinking.”

An alcoholic in his early 20’s, Joe nearly lost it all.

At his lowest ebb he was suicidal and in danger of losing his family – but Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) saved him.

And Joe isn’t alone.

BirminghamLive was given exclusive access to an AA meeting and heard untold stories of the life of an alcoholic from brave individuals, now living a sober life.”

Find more from Birmingham Live (UK, 2020)

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