I Abused Prescription Drugs

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    What I Went Through With Prescription Drugs

    I have become proud of myself with sustaining from alcohol for 4 months. What I am not proud of is what led me into cross addiction. I witnessed myself leading into prescription pills. I didn’t think they were bad for you because I had a prescription for my medication. I truly...
    truetoyourself12 truetoyourself12
    18-21, F
    Feb 4, 2012

    I took some Ritalin .

    . My brothers.. To study.. It helps a lot... But it makes me feel so weird also... So afraid.. Anxiety and fear.. But only way to study
    caramellacrisby caramellacrisby
    22-25, F
    Apr 21, 2015

    I think I might have a problem

    but I'm not sure. It is worse for a woman to have a problem than for men. People look down and shame women more than men. There is too much shame if you admit anything
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 15, 2015

    I was really depresses in high school

    and started to abuse oxycodone, perks, hydros, anything I could get my hands on and this was partially another reason I left high school. It started with one pill then that turned into two and so on... My tolerance got so high that I couldn't even feel the affects anymore, so I...
    mariog17 mariog17
    18-21, M
    Jan 31, 2014

    I abused prescription drugs on large scale

    during 1995 to 2000. I tried them in very potent and weird combinations. I mostly abused benzodiazepines. Now I find that my memory has become excessively weak. I forget most recent things. My focus is poor and I've lost my creative spirits. I feel sorry for being so stupid...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 26, 2015

    Started using Pain Killers in high school I

    was 17 then. I did them for 3 years. now I'm 20. Lost everything in those 3 years but just recently I got help and I'm sober 3 weeks. Everydays a battle and struggle but I'm doing my best to stay sober.
    YDGx719 YDGx719
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Dec 8, 2013

    High As We Speak And This Is How It Started

     i use to bmx park and i went to do a tailwhip off a ramp and didnt rotate enough so the bike kicked out and i went from high up straight to my feet so a bone pushed to the top of my foot and i had to get them pushed down and operated on  had double foot surgery back to back...
    addictionicantcontrol2 addictionicantcontrol2
    18-21, F
    Nov 6, 2011

    When Someone Abuses Drugs

    When someone abuses drugs even if it is prescription drugs it is time to get help. Your self-worth is important and it appears that has been damaged otherwise why would you abuse your body and mind? www.online-therapy.com
    whocares46 whocares46
    46-50
    Jun 13, 2012

    When my anxiety is out of control I find it

    necessary to make slight dose changes. I save some pills from when I am ok.so I will have extra when the time comes.
    Chelsea1973 Chelsea1973
    41-45, F
    Nov 15, 2015

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    I don't NEED alcohol to have fun....but it sure helps lol
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