The problem with all this discussion, and all approaches such as AA, is that none of them pinpoint…
Erron Adams

The point you make about considering the ’why’ of alcohol and drug use is an great one. From my experience working in this space, it seems as though, for many people, understanding the root of their behaviour is an integral part of their journey towards eventually changing this behaviour. I wonder though, do you have any insights into why you weren’t able to begin figuring out that ‘why’, making the links between drinking and pain, while participating in Hello Sunday Morning? Are there any structural things on Hello Sunday Morning that you feel would have been supportive as part this enquiry process? Just out of interest! Great point for discussion.