Our expert says:
From your own description ( and you may be overlooking some aspects of the problems which may be obvious to others ) you are a problem drinker, and need and deserve proper help for that.
And the alcohol is interfering with the depression and its treatment. And some at least of the anxiety could be related to intermittent alcohol withdrawl.
Its a shame if when you saw the shrink or GP whop is treating the depression, you didn't reveal the extent of your alcohol problems, as they needed to be taken into account in planning.
As a binge drinker you may not need to be admitted for rehab , but this will depend on the results of assessment.
I agree with purple's wise and experienced advice. Look into AA and Al-Anon, too.
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