Here’s What AI Says About Quitting Alcohol

With all of the talk surrounding artificial intelligence and chat bots, there have probably already been a lot of people who have asked ChatGPT how to quit alcohol and stop drinking once and for all.

Since people are undoubtedly already turning to AI for advice on addictions like alcoholism, we wanted to take a look and to see what ChatGPT had to say about quitting alcohol.

To start with, we asked “Is it difficult to stop drinking?” Here’s what ChatGPT Said…

“Stopping drinking can be a difficult and challenging process for many individuals. It often requires a combination of personal determination, support from loved ones, and professional assistance. Physical dependence on alcohol can lead to withdrawal symptoms, making it even harder to quit. Moreover, psychological factors like stress, triggers, and coping mechanisms tied to alcohol can also hinder efforts to stop. Social pressure and the normalization of drinking in society can add to the difficulty.

However, it’s important to note that many people successfully overcome alcohol addiction with the right resources and support. Treatment options such as counseling, support groups, and medical interventions can aid the process. Recognizing the impact of alcohol on one’s life and finding healthier coping strategies can pave the way towards a successful recovery. Each individual’s journey is unique, and seeking help from professionals can increase the chances of successfully stopping drinking and leading a healthier, sober life.

curated from ChatGPT

Verdict: A lot of that response is a bit vague, compared to if you were talking face to face with an addictions counselor. It offers some true and valuable insights, nonetheless. We asked it to keep the response below 200 words, otherwise it dragged on and on.

Next, we asked if ChatGPT if AI can help someone stop drinking…

AI, or artificial intelligence, can be a valuable tool in supporting individuals who want to stop drinking or dealing with alcohol addiction. While AI itself cannot directly stop someone from drinking, it can provide various resources and tools that can aid in the recovery process.

While AI can provide valuable support, it’s essential to remember that it is not a substitute for professional medical or psychological help. Quitting alcohol addiction often requires a comprehensive approach, involving therapy, counseling, medical intervention, and support from friends and family.

via ChatGPT

Verdict: This is a solid answer! ChatGPT and other forms of AI can be used as a tool. They are one tool, in a big toolkit, that can help someone to overcome an addiction to alcohol.

Final Thoughts on AI and Alcoholism

ChatGPT generally tends to be very cautious and careful when it comes to any advice that could potentially cause someone harm, so that’s a good sign. If you hop in and ask it questions about addiction, you will most likely get some decent answers and it will air on the side of encouraging you to seek further support and treatment, while also offering you some ideas and advice in the meantime, and that’s not a bad starting place at all.

Category: Addiction
Martijn van Eijk
Martijn is a passionate creator and the driving force behind He created this website to assist individuals and their families in conquering alcohol addiction and finding a joyful, fulfilling life after alcohol. With a deep understanding of the challenges they face, he empowers readers with valuable insights and practical guidance on their journey towards recovery. Author of the Stop Shaking Book.