I have a friend going through some rough times at home for years, and drinking is his way of escaping everything. In our group of friends we're all very worried about him, he's not even capable of spending two hours sober anymore. We tried talking to him, convince him to go to AA meetings, rehab programs, all that. Lately, animosity has grown in our group, some of my friends are really mad at him because he's not even trying anymore. They told him really bad things, that he was weak, useless, etc. It was really sad. A friend of mine said that if he really wanted to, he could quit right away. But I wonder, is sheer willpower enough as this point? Is there a point in which the addiction can only be resolved under medical/specialist supervision? What do you think? Thank you for you help.