#02 - ADHD and being Alcohol Free With Faye Lawrence

#01 - Faye Lawrence - ADHD, Alcohol Free


In this Episode Emma talks to her beautiful friend and fellow alcohol coach Faye Lawrence about their recent diagnosis as ADHD.  Faye founded the extraordinary social meet-up group for people who are wanting to socialise without booze. She has a TED talk on the importance of connection and fun in the alcohol-free journey and is a psych graduate and counselling student:

  • ADHD Symptoms
  • Late diagnosis of women and female assigned at birth kids
  • Menopause and ADHD symptoms exacerbated.
  • Frustrations with getting diagnosed
  • The link between problematic alcohol and ADHD
  • Pros and cons to getting an ADHD diagnosis
  • Faye & Emma’s different experience of diagnosis
  • Stigma
  • The impact of masking as not neuro diverse on our nervous systems
  • Fitting in
  • What to take to your GP if you think you might be ADHD
  • Self advocating


If you would like to know more about Faye and how to work with her, her details are below:




Her Book: https://mybook.link/book/B0BJ27WS2L?fbclid=IwAR27UhZeGMWFz5ArH4-MFihGIGr6K5wfNj147bK4rqYsjaLrUj4xxWCPBQU

Faye's TEd Talk: https://youtu.be/PJadFi0uJNA

Thank you for coming on this journey with me as together we find our groove without booze.

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If you are in need of immediate support please use this link to access the resources I know and trust can help you in a crisis 


Jenny Valentish http://www.jennyvalentish.com/books/woman-of-substances/

CHADD https://chadd.org/

ADDitude https://www.additudemag.com/

ADHD Foundation https://adhdfoundation.org.au/

Dokatela https://dokotela.com.au/ 


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