HOW COMMON IS ALCOHOL AND COCAINE USE IN CENTRAL, HONG KONG?
Central Hong Kong is the main district or financial hub for city workers including bankers, lawyers, stock brokers and many more. Long working hours, business lunches with clients, evening entertainment budgets to socialise and network with potential clients more often than not include regular alcohol consumption which often results in heavy drinking and in a lot of cases drug use particular cocaine. Like many areas of the world rather than this be seen as an immediate problem or taboo the alcohol and coke combination has become almost a social norm in Hong Kong which is affecting not only work performance but having a devastating effect on relationships with friends, family and loved ones.
Anyone working in Hong Kong Central district looking for help with alcohol or drug problem either for themselves or someone they know can take advantage of both professional support such as counselling services for alcohol or cocaine addiction as well as 12 Step support groups.
WHAT LOCAL NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GROUPS ARE AVAILABLE IN HONG KONG CENTRAL, TO HELP WITH ALCOHOL OR COCAINE PROBLEM?
Anyone working in Central district Hong Kong who may have a problem with alcohol, cocaine or any other drugs can seek support through 12 Step Support Groups the three most well-known worldwide being AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) , NA (Narcotics Anonymous) and CA (Cocaine Anonymous) none of which are not affiliated with any professional organisations. Our reason for including recommendations to these groups is not for any kind of monetary gain but to offer suggestions for local free resources to help with alcohol, cocaine and other drug addiction in Hong Kong Central and surrounding districts including Soho, Wan Chai and Mid Levels. All of our therapists at How to Treat Addiction offering online counselling services in Hong Kong including our founder Brett Thornton are all active members of 12 step fellowships and have first hand direct experience of how these non-profit support groups brings recovering addicts together throughout the world and save lives.
Currently there are daily AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) meetings at the following location
37 Garden Road, Central, Hong Kong at the following times
Monday: 7.45 am to 8:45 am (Beginners Meeting) and 1 pm to 2 pm (Women Only)
Tuesday: 7.45 am to 8:45 am and 1 pm to 2 pm
Wednesday: 7.45 am to 8:45 am and 1 pm to 2 pm
Thursday: 7.45 am to 8:45 am and 1 pm to 2 pm
Friday: 7.45 am to 8:45 am and 1 pm to 2 pm
We suggest you visit main AA website for Hong Kong to confirm current times and for further information including a full list of AA meetings across Hong Kong Island
Currently there are no NA (Narcotic Anonymous) meetings in Central district Hong Kong however there are many meetings in other areas of HK including Wan Chai and Mid Levels that be found by visiting the following website:
**** Cocaine Anonymous meetings now available in Hong Kong***
Location 12 Borrett Road, Mid Levels, Hong Kong at the following times
Monday: 7.45 pm
Wednesday: 7:45 pm
Friday: 7:45 pm
Saturday: 5 pm
More information in how the CA fellowship can help people in Hong Kong looking to seek help from other recovering addicts to break free and recover from cocaine addiction can be found by visiting the Cocaine Anonymous website
WHAT LOCAL COUNSELLING SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE FOR ANYONE WITH ALCOHOL OR COCAINE PROBLEM WORKING IN CENTRAL, HONG KONG?
There are several addiction outpatient clinics in or close by Central district Hong Kong including Soho and Wan Chai offering individual counselling and group therapy for those struggling with alcohol or drug problem. Many of these may also offer a referral service to rehab or treatment centres outside of Hong Kong.
More information regarding this can be found at
HOW TO ACCESS CONFIDENTIAL ALCOHOL COUNSELLING OR ADDICTION THERAPY ONLINE WHEN WORKING IN CENTRAL, HONG KONG
How to Treat Addiction specialises in online counselling services not just for those working in in Hong Kong Central but also worldwide. We offer confidential help and support online for anyone looking to stop problem drinking and or cocaine abuse which is becoming almost an epidemic with ex pat workers in Central Hong Kong.
For more information about fees for online counselling services please click the following link