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Support for Family Members and Friends of Addicts Group

This forum is for people who are trying to help family members or friends with their addiction problems. It is a way to share experiences and to exchange information related to your experiences with helping an addict in their recovery efforts. It is also a place for people with addiction (alcohol, drugs etc.) issues to ask for advice and help.
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I've been in a relationship with my boyfriend for two years now. We've lived together for one. I knew he had struggled with addition prev...
Please help me. My best friend told me yesterday that she is addicted to hydros. She's going in Monday to start Suboxone in hopes that th...
Please help me. My best friend told me yesterday that she is addicted to hydros. She's going in Monday to start Suboxone in hopes that th...
I just found out this morning that my husband of 24 years is snorting pain pills, he doesn't have a prescription for them he gets them fr...
DECODE (www.decode.net) and Annick Press (www.annickpress.com) have partnered to create a book for kids about how addiction impacts famil...
I feel like a jackass even writing this but I just need someone to talk to about this. My ex and I have known each other since 1969, off ...
Hello All. I am the wife of a wonderful man, who is addicted to pain killers. You name it, he has either been on it or tried. It began...
I am the father of a 19 year old girl. I don't know where to begin. We reluctantly sent our happy seemingly well adjusted daughter away ...
I have a 26 yr old son who is an opiate addict and lives with me. He has overdosed twice , the last time was late October. He then said h...
Hi there! I'm a member of the Addiction and Recovery group. I read a very powerful post from 2007 on the subject of forgiveness, and I f...
Hey guys, I am new here. I recently joined because I am lost on how to approach and support my boyfriend's pain pill addiction. He's now ...
Sounds simple enough but not really. What I mean is that my loved one is running the streets of a major city. He is in a different area ...
by Dazon50 , Aug 30, 2010 03:53AM I came across this while reaching for healing things this morning: .................. HOW TO ...
Helping others with addcition issues can be just as much of a roller coaster experience for the person providing help as it is for the pe...
I have a 21 year old nephew who has had issues with both drugs and alcohol. He has had his ups and downs and most all of his downs have b...
The below was submitted by another Med Help member and I think it is incredibly on target. Please share it with anyone who may benefit fr...
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