"Alchohol Dependency Treatment"

About: Locala Community Partnerships CIC / Drug and alcohol service

(as the patient),

I was drinking increasingly heavily for ten years before I became a father, and the introduction of a new child into my world jolted me into thinking that I couldn't go on drinking the way I had.

At first, I was worried that it would just be another failure and that I would be treated like an outcast with a problem (something I have experienced before when I sought help for years in Greater London).

What I found in Marsden health Centre with my health worker Laura was quite the opposite. I was treated with dignity and respect throughout my treatment, given so much encouragement and advice on treatment that I found my motivation to give up drinking shortly after commencing the treatment.

I have been abstinent for six months now.

All I can do is thank the people who have been involved in providing this treatment and to the people who have delivered it.

This truly has been a lifesaver for me and my family, I am not sure where I would be without it.

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Responses

Response from Louise Thornton, Customer Engagement Manager , Adults Planned and Health and Wellbeing Business Unit, Locala Community Partnerships

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Thanks Geoff 1862 for sharing your story.

Well done for being abstinent for 6 months, keep it up.

I have shared your comments with Laura and the team I know they really appreciate it when people share success, especially when their stories are very personal.

Thank you again for posting

Louise Thornton

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