Many young adults who suffer from addiction have this same question. It’s scary to think you can never have a drink again. Thankfully it is one day at a time. If you use some form of treatment,/12 step program, it can be done and you will have a complete and fulfilling life. Remember alcohol is a substance that changes your mood, in recovery you will find natural things that will have the same effect without the negative consequences produced by the drugs or alcohol.