alcohol is not the only solution for anxiety and to face winter. There are more options for anxiety - may be a relaxation exercise or yoga or cognitive behaviour therapy or anxiolytic drug for a short time. Think of each alternative with its advantages and disadvantages. Better you write them down.
The same exercise for warming up in winter. Many options and each one's advantages and disadvantages.
After this exercise, if you decide to stop using alcohol, if you can not practice it, please consult online.
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