Grief and Self Care.
There is no right or wrong way to grieve, however there are some unhealthy ways to cope with grief that will only delay the process. The ONLY way to deal with grief is to walk through it, without alcohol or substances to numb you out.
While alcohol may temporarily provide some sort of relief, the second it wears off, you're back to where you were before you drank. Drinking only delays your ability to process and handle grief.
Here are some helpful self care strategies: