Our expert says:
Actually, once you start working with someone trained to be helpful, you'll find it far easier to talk about whatever is troubling you, than you seem to expect. Alcohol is a very depressing drug, and may have added to your experience of depression --- which is, in itself, a very treatable condition. To have lost your brother, especialyl in such a way, would be trouibling for anyone, and the more so as you are effectively alone at present. Lin is right --- call Lifeline and/or FAMSA< and find a counsellor who can help you sort this all out, and, if the newly healed you has any remaining problems within the relationship, they can help with that, too
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