Our expert says:
The eperiences you descibe are of course far above the level of usual life trauma and stress most people could handle without problems. And while drink is a common form of self-medication, it actually worsens depression, as alcohol is a depressing drug. He would do best to see a psychiatrist for a proper assessment, and a discussion of treatment options based on that ; at the least a good and skilled GP, as a start.
If there is a family doc who knows you both, you could discuss possible tactics, including taking note of the fact that until a divorce goes through, you as next of kin may have some authority in helping to get him assessed and even treated, which perhaps nopbody would have after a divorce.
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