Originally Posted by crich70
Ernest Hemingway also liked to drink didn't he? And it's thought he committed suicide (some say it was an accident) as well. Alcohol does act as a depressant though so maybe the bottle helped in his demise too.
A lot of depression survivors use alcohol as a crutch though, it dulls your mind if you have enough of it, and it's often the only way they can get to sleep at night.