Addiction: Living with an Addict Community

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.
1 - 20 (of 1749) questions
He's gonna die if he don't get help and his wife won't do it so I will
Not really a question, but I wanted to share my story to see if anyone has experienced similar events due to adult adderall abuse: My ...
7 answers |
Hello to all. I have not posted in a while, but I'm having additional problems with my 32 yr old son. He is on 130mg of methadone and has...
28 answers |
My husband has been prescribed 8mg of Subutex and a sustained Xanax pill,that releases 2mg for about 12 hours. Does this sound appropriat...
16 answers | 1 comment |
My husband is addicted to Excedrin. He now gets diarrhea a few nights a week and when he doesn't take it he says he gets an unbearable h...
74 answers | 2 comments |
I suspected that my live in boyfriend may be on SOMETHING. He use to shoot up heroin (he’s claiming a couple years ago before I met him)....
1 answer |
My boyfriend use to shot up heroine (he is claiming about 3 years ago, before I met him). I found a insulin syringe hidden in one of his ...
4 answers | 1 comment |
Does anyone know of a good online support forum for spouses of Addicts, preferably prescription pill addicts. I want to talk to others w...
72 answers | 1 comment |
I got help for opiate abuse about 3 yrs ago, and a dr.put me on Subutex and haven't had a slip up since, but 6 mix. Ago I had a heart att...
1 answer |
My stepson has been on suboxone since June 2009, still taking same amount. He had a very bad addiction to just about anything he could ge...
12 answers | 1 comment |
My husband used to be addicted to pills and claims that he is clean and sober. He started a new job and doesn't get home until 1am some ...
6 answers |
My son is desperate to get off Oxy etc., He is starting Rehab on August 19th. My question is that he has started taking methadone and i...
14 answers | 1 comment |
I need help knowing what I am looking at. My son uses heroin. His behavior faciliates between bouts of crying, feeling abandonded, hopele...
89 answers |
I first posted here almost four years ago when i was at the beginning of what's turned into a long and heartbreaking journey with my hero...
17 answers | 1 comment |
I met my partner without knowing he was a herion user. He had been clean for over a year but went back on it. We fell in love quite quick...
2 answers | 1 comment |
Hi, I am new to all this, I don't use any kind of drugs...I only drink beer from time to time. I have been with my boyfriend for almost ...
48 answers | 1 comment |
My daughter is addicted to vicodin, but will take any opiate available. I have cancer and have been prescribed oxycodone and oxycontin. ...
8 answers | 1 comment |
Happy anniversary to dominosarah- your Community Leader!  Please take a moment to reach out to dominosarah, and give a shout out for how ...
1 answer |
About 12 years ago my husband had a couple of back surgeries and had to have a rod inserted in his back. Since then my life has become a ...
1 answer |
met a guy thats on methadon been reading up on it and he is totaly different hes on 30 mgs and very loving and very sexually active
1 answer |
Top Addiction Answerers
495284 tn?1333897642
City of Dominatrix, MN
3060903 tn?1398568723
Other
Learn About Top Answerers
Addiction: Living with an Addict Community
1.12k Members
1.75k Questions
Popular Resources
Is treating glaucoma with marijuana all hype, or can hemp actually help?
If you think marijuana has no ill effects on your health, this article from Missouri Medicine may make you think again.
Julia Aharonov, DO, reveals the quickest way to beat drug withdrawal.
Tricks to help you quit for good.
How eating more salt may actually save your life.
A deeper look into the relationship between salt and hypertension.