Intervention Preview

We launched the Intervention Course today and just want to give you a quick preview of what it involves.  So here is a quick video about it.  Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the course and what it entails.

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When things get tough at Christmas

Here are a few tips for in case things get tough at Christmas.  At the end of the video we also discuss a couple of things that you could try in the New Year, including a step by step guide to carrying out an Intervention. Link to register interest in the Intervention Live with an …

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Secrets and Lies

In this video we discuss the function that secrets and lies play in supporting drinking and the drinking behaviour.

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Threats and Promises 2

This is the second part of the threats and promises video.  If you have not watched it previously you can find part 1 here, Threats and promises part 1

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Threats and Promises 1

In this video we discuss communications between the drinker and the family member.  This is the first of two videos on the topic.

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

We are aware that this is a hot topic for many.  And it is a decision that no one can make for you.  However, if you or your children are exposed to violence or sexual abuse, then we strongly advocate that, for safety,  you should leave or get your drinker to leave. When we wrote …

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There is always HOPE!

I often find myself talking to family members about Hope.  Understandably, they are often living without much hope, especially if their drinker has been drinking to excess for many years and promised many times to change. In this video I talk about what the research has to tell us about change and recovery.  If you …

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Handling Disappointment

Disappointment is a regular event when you live with addiction. In this video we discuss its nature and how to deal with it.

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Does my Loved One Have a Drink Problem?

We just wanted to do a short ‘catch up’ video to let you know what was happening with us and to give you a small glimpse on what we have planned. Because we have had a fairly large influx of new members we thought that it would be good to record a new version of …

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Services for Families of Alcoholics

The Alcohol and Families Alliance (which Bottled Up has been a member for some years now) is a loose group of service providers helping families who have problems with alcohol.  We are currently in the process of sending a letter to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, calling for the reinstatement of …

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