“Broadway Lodge get it right – the level of support is incredible. I was never comfortable in my own skin. I wasn’t comfortable in the world. I feel a lot of comfort now…I can show up for life today and that’s quite amazing after decades of isolation and addiction.”

Rachael got help at her lowest point. Although she had a highly respectable teaching career no amount of willpower alone could stop her from drinking alcohol, leading her to a long downward spiral of loneliness and isolation.

In this video she explains why a previous stay in a different rehabilitation centre didn’t work, provides her interpretation of the 12 Steps and discusses her experience at Broadway Lodge.