I Am Addicted to Painkillers

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 47 People

    I know there are others battling this addiction

    and here I am in the beginning of a very scary fight. I have herniated and bulging disks in my neck and lower back. 5 years ago I began being prescribed Vicoden. At first all was well, then the last 2 years or more I will run out of my script and buy them from people to get...
    timetoendthis timetoendthis
    46-50, F
    Feb 9, 2014

    Hey, do you know anyone

    who is addicted and signed up for disability more for the pills instead of the $$? I need to talk with someone!
    DeMan998 DeMan998
    31-35, M
    Mar 16, 2014

    It Started of Heartbreak, Then As a Way to Survive

    i was 17, and had my heart broken by a guy that was and still am in love with. a friend sayed to try a painkiller. he/she gave me five free pills to try. so i did, two days later i went back. it may be hard to belive, but she/he would give me five to ten free pills every two...
    mommakat90 mommakat90
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 7, 2009

    My addiction, and my thoughts and experiences...

    Hi, my name is Lynn. My mom has been addicted to pain killers for maybe 15 years, I'm not exactly sure. I am a different story. Something I don't talk too much about anymore is my baby who I gave up for adoption. I was 15, got pregnant, then in the hospital was rushed into the...
    LouisvilleGirl18 LouisvilleGirl18
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Oct 14, 2009

    Maybe Not Addicted

    because I never have any! But I know I love them.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 27, 2009

    It started for me about 8 years ago,

    I was having the most horrendous period and my dad gave me two co-codamol 500-30g and not only did the pain go away I was lifted to a state of euphoria, laughing, joking and feeling very confident. My mum and dad were just visiting me at the time for Xmas and when they went back...
    weeziewoo weeziewoo
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jan 1, 2014

    Not Really But...

    I can totally see being addicted. I was put on painkillers after shoulder surgery and I have to say I was shocked at how freely I could get a refill. I was also shocked when I started thinking I don't really need them but what the heck, it feels good. It's much easier to get...
    soulrunher soulrunher
    46-50, F
    1 Response May 6, 2013

    16 Years Old, Been Addicted To Painkillers Since I Was 12. Really Want Help.

      I'm 16 years old, live in England and I have been addicted to painkillers since I was 12. I initially began taking painkillers that were prescribed to me for migraines. Just before I turned 13 I was prescribed medication that prevents migraines from occuring, and it works...
    ImperfectStranger96 ImperfectStranger96
    18-21
    4 Responses Aug 8, 2012
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