Many people see alcohol as a way to relax and socialise. But for some, it becomes the only way they can get through the day.
Women especially can feel the stigma of admitting they have a problem with drink, so many struggle in secret.
Meet a mum, student, and city worker – now in recovery – who all know what it’s like to be a functioning alcoholic.
Produced by Amber Haque
Edited by Richard Kenny