Addiction: Living with an Addict Community
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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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by free4today, Aug 28, 2009
To: Ga Guy
If your an addict then you should know there's no such thing as tappering off, and this would have been a recipe for disaster if I would  have tried this way to quit using drugs. Maybe even deadly! I just feel as a recovering addict that one should go som
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by free4today, Aug 28, 2009
To: Ga Guy
somewhere like a Treatment center where there's help from people and staff that know's what to do for people like us. The hardest step is the first step. Yes, NA works if you work it, that's the key "work it"
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by GA Guy, Sep 04, 2009
To: <span><a href="/personal_pages/user/1020842" id="user_1020842_205168">free4today</a></span><script type="text/javascript"> //<![CDATA[ hover_boxes.hoverize_link('user_1020842_205168', 'user_profile'); //]]> </script>
What worked for you doesn't work for everyone. Many people on this site have successfully tapered. We have to take time and not inventory others.
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by whitie, Sep 24, 2009
not all people can go to treatment centers. they may lose their job, or dont have insurance/money to do it. or want a bunch of debt over it.


I had to do it myself, and so have many others.  I think a taper is the way to go, especially with methadone
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