Drowned in alcohol
“I heard that for alcoholics like me, there were only four possible outcomes: prison, the mental hospital, death or abstinence. I didn't know the prison, but the police station and the drunk tank yes; the psychiatric hospital, I was there for a week, it was shocking; I came close to death several times. I have come a long way, very very far, but today I got out of it and I am totally abstinent. “ Drowned in alcohol is the rare story of a young woman who succeeded in everything, who gradually fell into alcohol and alcoholic madness. Drowned in vodka at the age of 35, Virginie Hamonnais lost custody of her child, led a life of wanderings and great suffering for 5 years. The author has now stopped drinking. She leads a fight against this strong addiction that affects many young women. This testimony brings a message of hope because it shows that it is possible to get out of it despite the taboo and the addiction that can affect each of us.
256 pages | ISBN: 9782315008988