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WELCOME TO THE ADDICTION: LIVING WITH AN ADDICT COMMUNITY. This patient support community is for family members and loved ones of people who are substance abuse addicts. Discussions cover how to help your loved one, enabling, coping with the emotional impact of addiction, intervention, and when to seek medical help. If you are not a family member of a substance abuse addict and instead need help with your addiction, please visit our Addiction: Substance Abuse Community to get the support you need.

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My dad is a type 1 diabetic and has an insulin pump. He's always been an alcoholic, so we usually had to give him emergency shots at least once a month due to going into diabetic shock. But after my grandfather died to years ago my dad d...
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Really looking for advice. I have a son who is 3 with someone, and then I have a 1 year old and am pregnant again with my current fiance. He is an addict in terms of alcohol, mainly beer. He drinks everyday starting whenever he's ready. ...
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Recently, my friend had been released from prison. He vows to stay clean from using drugs and stay on the right path. I'm happy for him that he's doing well so far. Now he trying to rekindle his relationship with his ex-gf who is an alco...
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My husband, have been together for 5 years, all of which he was active in his addiction to pain pills. Slowly our life was ruined. He causght several cases and went to prison for a year. The 3 months before he went to prison he used any ...
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I am looking for a website that has a support group for spouses that are married to someone with addictions/addition. I recently found out in august of this year that my husband has become deeply addicted to pills and heroin. I knew he h...
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After doing great at a 90 day residential program, my 17 year old son is completely off the rails. We are beyond heartbroken and in so much pain watching him kill himself..we want to kick him out of the house but he's not 18 yet. Came ...
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Trying to tapper off 10 ml perc 5 times daily. Down to 3 daily first week. Not experience any real withdrawals just runny nose and occasional teary eyes. Yawning. Nothing bad. Been taking 3 for 4 days and tomorrow going to 2 then after 5...
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Hello, I am a mother of an 18 year old daughter who is addicted to heroin. She, like many others, started out on oxycontin. When she became immune to the higher doses of oxy., she started snorting heroin. Of course, I had no idea...
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My son has been smoking pot for almost 4 years. He recently did 45 days in rehab but I'm afraid with his 18th bday soon approaching if he decides to start smoking again what are my options for him going back to rehab? We live in FL. My c...
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Does anyone know of a good online support forum for spouses of Addicts, preferably prescription pill addicts. I want to talk to others who are affected by wives or husbands who are abusing ... so that I don't feel alone. My wife is a l...
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New here...hello all. I'm in a dead end relationship with my children's father, he is addicted to marijuana and coke and constant weed smoker. I've been in this relationship for over a decade and though he lies CONSTANTLY telling me he w...
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I'm new to this, and I am in just in need of some support, bc I feel as if I have no where else to turn to. My husband is a different kind of addict. He works really hard sometimes 14 hour days. Hes a great man, provider, and on his clea...
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So I've decided it's in the best interests of my boyfriend and myself to leave him with the knowledge that I love him and to contact me when he gets clean. I've been through the kickes the failed attempts at getting clean. Put down bound...
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My husband and I will be married 2 years in Dec and we are on our 2nd separation. When we first started dating everything was wonderful. We laughed, stayed up all night talking, couldn't stand to be apart and three short weeks later him ...
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Hello Im from CA 3 Months ago my children were taken from me due to my use of methamphetamines My Girl answered the door and police came in and of course put me in cuffs and since i am curretly on probation and parole for non drug relate...
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Me & my boyfriend been together for 5 years. We have 4 kids, 2 of them we had together, 1 is from my past relationship & he has 1 from his past relationships. He has a really good job, he is a good father to our kids & he is such a good ...
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i was engaged to a coke head ,he is a functional addict it was a long distance relationship..i couldnt figure out about his addiction for like a year he is good looking ,fit and super rich ..not even in my thoughts i would think of him a...
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My 20 year old son started using heroin about a year ago, when friends offered him a smoke. He eventually began thinking about the hit he would get after work, and finally that ruled everything else. He was involved with friends from a s...
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My husband has been prescribed 8mg of Subutex and a sustained Xanax pill,that releases 2mg for about 12 hours. Does this sound appropriate? It's for opiate cravings, he hasn't been a junkie in years. He just succumbs now and then and it'...
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my friend keeps passing out every now and then she has ALOT going on at the moment i don't know how to help her she does not usually pass out like this . she has pass out at 5 in the morning and vomited and then fainted twice when i hav...
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