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I Beat a Drug Addiction

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    Good Girl Gone Bad And Back To Good - I Hope!

    This whole story started back in 1984 when I was 17, and very naive. I wanted to move out and live with a man,  but this man he was so cute, and all the girls liked him, but he had picked me... He wasn't a nice man, but I realized too late, and then I was in love with him...
    REC0VERED REC0VERED 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 27, 2011

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    Im On My Own

    I am 36 years old and i have been taking drugs of one form or another since i as 7 years old and through progression i moved on to taking class a drugs for nearly 18 years after 5 failed attempts at rehab i decided to move away from london and essex and move up north with my...
    cockneyjay75 cockneyjay75 36-40 1 Response Feb 23, 2012

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    Just For Today

    I don't consider myself to have beaten addiction but more like granted a daily reprieve for so long as I make the decision not to use. One day at a time.
    pentupfreedom pentupfreedom 46-50, M 11 Responses Dec 12, 2012

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    TO Hell and Back!!!!!

    MY NAME IS ANONYMOUS AND I AM A RECOVERING ALCOHOLIC DRUG ADDICT. MY EXPERIENCE WITH DRUGS BEGAN OVER SOME TWENTY YEARS AGO AT THE RIPE AGE OF 18. AT THAT AGE YOU ARE SUPPOSE T0 BE OUT ENJOYING YOUR LIFE, AND THAT IS EXACTLY WHAT I THOUGHT THAT I WAS DOING. YOU SEE, IT WAS GUY...
    goodnightsleep goodnightsleep 36-40 3 Responses Mar 28, 2009

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    TO Hell and Back!!!!!

    MY NAME IS ANONYMOUS AND I AM A RECOVERING ALCOHOLIC DRUG ADDICT. MY EXPERIENCE WITH DRUGS BEGAN OVER SOME TWENTY YEARS AGO AT THE RIPE AGE OF 18. AT THAT AGE YOU ARE SUPPOSE T0 BE OUT ENJOYING YOUR LIFE, AND THAT IS EXACTLY WHAT I THOUGHT THAT I WAS DOING. YOU SEE, IT WAS GUY...
    goodnightsleep goodnightsleep 36-40 2 Responses Mar 28, 2009

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    Not So Much Me, Although I Was Headed That Way, But Friends

    click on the names on the LHS: http://re-acts.com/convention2011.htm
    potentiallywonderful potentiallywonderful 46-50, M Feb 29, 2012

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    Since I was 15, I have been on drugs.

    I was known as "that kid" in highschool - The one who would probably dropout, have a kid at an early age, and be a nobody. Over the years, I tried to ignore what people said, I also tried getting hell for my problem, but I never tried long enough or hard enough to make a change...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 10 Responses Jul 20

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    Addiction

    : compulsive need for and use of a habit-forming substance (as heroin, nicotine, or alcohol) characterized by tolerance and by well-defined physiological symptoms upon withdrawal; broadly : persistent compulsive use of a substance known by the user to be harmful that is a slap...
    charmed88101 charmed88101 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 19, 2011

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    Three Years Back

                Some three years back , on this date a member of NA(Narcotics Anonymous) went to another member’s house.The latter had relapsed , and was coming to meetings loaded and was not able to share the relapse. He...
    domking domking 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 13, 2010

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    My Story From Prison

    This may seem a little crazy being that I'm in prison but I've started a blog to help others through my experiences. It would be cool if you could check it out and if you like it, I would appreciate if you follow it & pass it on to others. http://mypersonalatonement.wordpress...
    israelsolomonpureheart israelsolomonpureheart 31-35, M Sep 28, 2012

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    TO Hell and Back!!!!!

    MY NAME IS ANONYMOUS AND I AM A RECOVERING ALCOHOLIC DRUG ADDICT. MY EXPERIENCE WITH DRUGS BEGAN OVER SOME TWENTY YEARS AGO AT THE RIPE AGE OF 18. AT THAT AGE YOU ARE SUPPOSE T0 BE OUT ENJOYING YOUR LIFE, AND THAT IS EXACTLY WHAT I THOUGHT THAT I WAS DOING. YOU SEE, IT WAS GUY...
    goodnightsleep goodnightsleep 36-40 1 Response Mar 28, 2009

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    This Is Tough

    Addiction, what a battle some days i can make it through my 24 hours without the thought of drugs passing through my mind. other days it is almost the only thing i can think about. my drug of choice was meth what a seductive drug! About 2-3 years ago when i was in jail (for a...
    charmed88101 charmed88101 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 1, 2011

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    Problems

    I have an eating disorder BED,it's like a horrible awful addiction That you can never stop,I'm not really gonna talk about the eating disorder To much but my family won't help me get help, so it is going to be a life long struggle! My miracle from god happens last year when I...
    LuckyNuts LuckyNuts 13-15 Dec 29, 2011

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    Battleing Depression And Addiction Which One Came First

    I am a recovering addict who has just celebrated 90 days clean. 4 months ago I thought this could never happen. I was in the psych ward recovering from an attempted suicide. I started using to feel numb. I have been told my addiction started long before I even picked up that...
    Jagzz Jagzz 26-30, M 4 Responses Oct 15, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I am so baffled right now. It's my first year of marriage. When we first met we didn't do drugs. Then we did hydrocodone at work waiting tables. We became a couple and went from...
    ladyeljay ladyeljay 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Material abuse therapy - outpatient plans for people with HIV/AIDS, Gay and lesbian, Expecting/postpartum women, women and Guys including prison justice consumersCompound abuse...
    Joshua603b4zn8 Joshua603b4zn8 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    By moving into a procedure method, you'll be building a motivation to stopping the abuse cycle, and you'll be making a commitment to healing. You may find out how the addiction...
    William162d6ol9 William162d6ol9 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Having clean up from Methadrine, Lorazepam, Liquor or some other material you or your liked just one is addicted to usually takes an individualized procedure program. Two choices...
    Joshua603a4yn8 Joshua603a4yn8 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    The point out of California features absolutely free alcohol as well as other drug cure and rehabilitation expert services for California Females and their children. The Office...
    Joshua603b4zn8 Joshua603b4zn8 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    Has anyone ever/still got a problem with drug addiction?
    Joe84 Joe84 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 31

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    Narconon isn't going to use any substitute drugs in its therapy. Withdrawal is built much more tolerable throughout the use of generous nutritional help and a person-on-one do the...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    Household or outpatient treatment method products and services provided that could provide Secure withdrawal or detoxification remedies in an ambulatory placing (pharmacological or...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    I've always convinced myself that it was because I had coursework or needed to prepare for an exam, but the reason for my adderall addiction started before I'd even tried it. When...
    shmannabelle shmannabelle 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Austin rehab treatment method facility is much over just a procedure facility. Even though drug and Alcoholic beverages addiction can keep back your lifetime, Austin rehab...
    Alexander714b4xm8 Alexander714b4xm8 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    Material abuse procedure - outpatient plans for persons with HIV/AIDS, Gay and lesbian, pregnant/postpartum Girls, Ladies and Males such as felony justice consumersAre you...
    Michael749y5lj9 Michael749y5lj9 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    Confidential Advice from a Restoration Experienced for anyone looking for a No cost Rehab in Texas If you wish to supply unique information with reference for your circumstance...
    Anthony825d5cr0 Anthony825d5cr0 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    In therapy, you can learn the way to silence this tiny voice, changing detrimental ideas with ideas which have been extra well balanced and correct. It can be just among the list...
    Ethan614c4ap9 Ethan614c4ap9 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Texas continues to be infiltrated with drug traffickers, mainly within the south on the border. In the past the drug trade was solely controlled because of the Mexicans, but...
    Joshua603b4zn8 Joshua603b4zn8 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    Our rehabilitation Centre features the two outpatient treatment and aftercare expert services, and is particularly staffed by caring gurus that are gurus in managing drug and...
    Ethan614c4ap9 Ethan614c4ap9 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Not long ago the Texas legislature handed a significant reform furnishing for drug remedy instead of incarceration for 1st-time drug offenders. This exceptional legislation is...
    Alexander714b4xm8 Alexander714b4xm8 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Texas’s outpatient & inpatient drug rehab centers, remedy applications & services - shorter & long lasting residential drug therapy centersLegislation enforcement stories...
    Joshua603a4yn8 Joshua603a4yn8 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    You may have to acquire drastic motion when a user is unwilling to just take charge of the issues linked to their compound dependency. These can be achieved by a accumulating of...
    Joshua603b4zn8 Joshua603b4zn8 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    MIRACLES Do Happen If You Stay (This is my updated experience I posted about 6 years ago, I lost my account and so I am reposting and updating some information on it...
    CabbyKelly CabbyKelly 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    The end result of treatment in a Drug Rehabilitation or Alcohol Therapy Middle in Abilene will be the person with the ability to perform their way by way of lifestyle and its...
    Joshua950z5kh8 Joshua950z5kh8 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    Austin rehab therapy facility is far over just a treatment method facility. Although drug and alcohol addiction can keep back again your daily life, Austin rehab treatment method...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Dual prognosis refers to your individual who is at the same time Dealing with equally a drug or Alcoholic beverages abuse problem as well as a behavioral or mental difficulty. By...
    Ethan614c4ap9 Ethan614c4ap9 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    There may be good chance no matter if cocaine is ingested by inhalation (snorting), injection, or smoking. It seems that compulsive cocaine use may well create even more rapidly if...
    Alexander714b4xm8 Alexander714b4xm8 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    Prescription drugs can do just as much damage and illegal drugs. One of the things that lead to my divorce was discovering that my wife was addicted to a tranquillizer. So much...
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    You cannot understand how ******* stupid you look saying that weed is an acceptable drug. I have seen peoples lives destroyed by a marihuana addiction. I've seen the kindest people...
    ChloeMaay ChloeMaay 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 31

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    Trigger Warning: Depression, Self-Injury, Drug Use I have suffered depression on and off for the last 6 years. For the last year, I have also intermittently had urges to become...
    voodoojoey voodoojoey 18-21, M a week ago

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    My biological dad is on drugs. It sucks...he never spends time or talks to me. It's just him and his drugs. That all that matters. Sometimes I hate him and wish I was never born.
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F Aug 17

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    I Have a question. My husband of 18 years is a drug addict. Addicted to pills and on and off heroin. He started the heroin After his mom passed away two years ago. It was months...
    Ssm3366 Ssm3366 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    I don't know what to do... I have been with my boyfriend for 3 years and until 2 days ago I had no idea he was a compulsive gambler. He is a really lovely person who treats me...
    randomrach363 randomrach363 18-21, F Aug 20

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    It's all about prioritizing. Once in a while I like taking prescription pills- benzos or narcotic- whichever is available at the time. Friends, family or coworkers share with me...
    somerbunni703 somerbunni703 31-35, F Aug 20

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    There are things I really don't want, or need, but I crave..... Luckily it's nothing as bad as cigarettes, alcohol, or drugs, but actually it's just as serious. List: -High carb...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M Aug 23

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    It isn't me, it's my girlfriend. She had fractured her ankle today in school but couldn't get it treated because her parents can't afford it. Someone gave her Adderall to help take...
    CrunchyNoodle CrunchyNoodle 16-17, M Sep 3

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    Have these people learnt nothing?Alcohol cause a lot of problem like addiction,hip density problems etc.
    sineaddu sineaddu 16-17, F Sep 6

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    I have an addiction. I went through the 12 step program. I stayed free of my addiction for three month. I used prayer and my group as tools to recovery. Over the last month I...
    Dlgadlga Dlgadlga 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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