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whys he replacing one addiction with another?

My partner is detoxing from heroin, hes been put on 30mg of meth a day via the rehab clinic but now hes drinking excessively and i have no idea how to help him or deal with it?
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1235186 tn?1339127464
Cross addiction is extremely common. When he drinks and takes the methadone he will get high. So he is still chasing the high and not ready to admit he is still in active addiction.
Has he started meetings or counseling?
Have you gone to any alanon meetings?
Addiction is a merry go round and roller coaster until he gets off and changes his way of thinking the cycle will continue.
Sending hope and encouragement
Debbie
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1972289 tn?1325881410
Does the rehab clinic know he's drinking?  
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