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Friend's Downward Spiral

I have a friend who is on a downward spiral. She has stopped working 4 years ago... has lost her license for 5 years..( I don't know what for.. most likely drinking) I think she takes pills too. Sometimes when I ring she is incoherent. she finds it hard to go out. Sometimes she makes it out & comes out to lunch but at least two or three times a year she leaves me standing on some street corner or cafe waiting for her. She doesn't show. She rings and makes some lame excuse. The recent time makes me more concerned because this time I turned up at her house with my 4month old baby and she simply didn't answer her door. She rang two hours later and blamed me for not showing.. Even though I did and I knocked for 20 minutes before leaving. I told her this and got a little mad.. She thought about this and sent me an email apologizing saying that she had fallen asleep.. I don't know what to do. This blaming me thing has me crossed over to where I don't want to try any more... I don't want to leave her in the lurch but it has been years now of no improvement... Do I walk away? I want to.. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks.

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