Men are less likely to talk than women with 54% of women having had a conversation compared to 37% of men.
Help for Addicts Families
Open Minds in Wrexham is running a number of seminars for relatives, as they claim research shows if partners and children seek help the addict will too.
The programme offers people a better understanding of what their relatives are going through as they are treated for everything from Alcoholism to drug problems.
Heart News has been speaking to Ian and Alison from Cheshire. Alison admitted to drinking for 11 years 24 / 7 before she sought help. She says it was like 'living in a black hole'
Her huband Ian has revealed now they've both visited the charity it's like 'having his wife back'
The charity based on Grosvenor Road in Wrexham is running a seminar on Wednesday (9th November) For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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A four-year-old girl died a day after being hit by a car with her Grandmother in St Helens.
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