To mark the end of Alcohol Awareness Week, we have been hearing the remarkable story of Dave Brice, who is now a successful counsellor.
He is proof you can turn your life around even when you've reached absolute rock bottom.
Alcohol nearly killed him, but he fought back and his life is now unrecognisable from just a few years ago.
As a counsellor he's now helping others turn their lives around.
Following his prognosis, Dave decided to turn his life around and stop drinking.
He is now a counsellor for Hawkspring, a service that supports drug and alcohol recovery.
You can hear Dave's full story below: