Alcoholism had us (or still has) ensared us in it grip. By our own efforts we are unable to free ourselves from enslavement.
An excerpt from the Responsorial Psalm from today’s Mass on the Wednesday of the Second Week of Lent is a very good prayer for those still trapped, or for anyone still struggling in some way:
Psalm 31: 5-6
“You will lead me out of this snare, which they have hidden for me. For you are my protector. Into your hands, I commend my spirit. You have redeemed me, O Lord, God of truth.”"The Stations of the Cross for Alcoholics"