Only people can decide for themselves that they are alcoholic but there are clear signs that can indicate someone has a drinking problem that is more than just heavy drinking.
Going to an A.A. meeting is simple. You find out where and when there is a meeting convenient for you and you just turn up. That's it. There's no signing in, no money to pay, no appointment to make. There are no intrusive questions, no obligations.
We would recommend you come to an A.A. meeting or at least contact someone in A.A. and talk them about your problem.
Young man (23) agreed to get help for his alcohol problem after becoming abusive to others.
In 1999 I entered the University of Canterbury, aged 19. By the end of the year I had told everyone I’d decided to leave.