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I am a 47 year old women. I suffer from Bi-polar and I am also

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I am a 47 year old women. I suffer from Bi-polar and I am also an alcoholic. I have attended rehab in the past but my addiction is still taking over my life. I want to stop but can't.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Hello
OK
What is your question for us?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Well, I have no money left and I am worried about my children. Can I get NHS assistance for my addiction?


 

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Hello
Yes.
You need to see your GP.
Your GP can handle the medical aspect but can refer you to a psychologist and or psychiatrist/addition medicine specialist.

A combination approach is best
Your GP
Psychologist or psychiatrist.
Group meetings such as 12 steps.
Nutrition and exercise.

NHS should help with most, if not all of this.

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