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I Go to a Methadone Clinic

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    ElizabethC1983 ElizabethC1983 31-35, F Feb 15

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    Mathadone Treatment Worries

    Hi, I have been on methadone for 2 1/2 years now. I can say that my life has trully changed however, I am worried that I will never get off methadone. Every time I try I begin to get sick. I know that you have to deal with some pain but I get the full blown withdrawls even if I...
    jeanne79 jeanne79 26-30 6 Responses Jun 17, 2009

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    A Reality Show Waiting To Happen

    Don't get me wrong. The clinic and methadone saved my life. If I hadn't started the clinic on July 8th, 2008, a day that I celebrate on the level of my birthday (and I'm very serious about birthdays. love 'em) I would be dead right now. I have no question about that in my...
    Steener2492 Steener2492 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 6, 2010

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    Counseling Is Just Interrogation

    I used to think counselors were supposed to somewhat actually care about a patients well being, but any more they're mere low level interrogators now not worth giving reasonable answers to. The way i feel anymore, prove to me you're worthy of your possition because I don't "...
    mram50 mram50 46-50, M 4 Responses Sep 26, 2009

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    Methadone Grandma...

      I have been going to a methadone clinic for almost 3 years now.When you think about drug addicts what comes to mind..Is it a 40 something mom of 4 and grandmom of 2 or is it the homeless people that you see in almost all cities..Is it the women you see in the grocery...
    turkstragal turkstragal 41-45 2 Responses Jul 22, 2009

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    Relieved!

    Before I share my story, especially since I don't have much time right now, I just want to say I am so happy and relieved to find this group here!! Nobody in my life understands why I went this way with my addiction and I get grief from the family. I have nobody to talk to...
    KarynT45 KarynT45 41-45, F Nov 17, 2012

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    Methadone Free Over A Month Now

    So a month ago I quit taking my methadone and xanax cold turkey. I'd gotten lowered to 30mgs at the clinic, which I was barely even feeling. I didn't have a script for the xanax, so the clinic lowered my done dose 5mgs every 2 weeks cuz of dirty drug tests. I just got so tired of...
    MalCasteel MalCasteel 26-30, F Mar 4, 2013

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    I Am a Recovering Addict.

    I'm really sorry that more people haven't had this experience. There are a lot of people in drug experiences, but none here. This is probably one of my best experiences considering those that have happened in my past. I started using opiates in high school. I dated and...
    nicopico nicopico 22-25, F 12 Responses May 11, 2009

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    12 Yrs At 240 Mg==omg

    Started the clinic after buying doses for three years and doing Dilaudid and heroin for 20 yrs before that. I also liked cocaine so I got my first dirty in 6 yrs (never had an opiate dirty) which is why i just lost my 30 takehomes and now have to drive 230miles roundtrip to...
    Imemine Imemine 56-60, F Oct 24, 2012

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    I do, it's true. I am

    now 32, but I started my love-affair with opiates when I was in early high-school. For some reason, I thought that the kids dealing drugs and doing drugs were really the coolest kids. It was a small school, and I regret some of the things I 'learned'. Anyway I started using...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 17

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    A Lil About Me

    I'm really nervous I go to the methadone clinic first thing in the morning!! I have been addicted to pills for several years but getting kicked out of a pain clinic and a dr office made me realize I had a serious problem I was given them for back pain and fibromyalgia!!! Any...
    Tweetydee Tweetydee 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2013

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    My Clinic

    my methadone clinic is tucked away on a side street off the highway, literally in between a dump and a sewage treatment facility. so every morning before i get dosed i get to smell garbage and ****. it makes feel better though seeing the creeps who go to my clinic. trashy ghetto...
    shootthemoon86 shootthemoon86 22-25 8 Responses Dec 6, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I am 27 and have been addicted to opiates since 19 when I made the horrible choice of partaking in some "partying" almost 8 years later the party has turned to a hellish nightmare...
    Muffin77 Muffin77 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    DUI on methadone??? wondering if anyone out there has been arrested for just having thier takehomes in thier car when pulled over?
    bootskitty bootskitty 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    Sitting here watching the movie Mask, the one with Cher, and Sam Elliot. I looked up the real rocky Dennis and God it's so sad. He had a older brother (they didn't show that in the...
    bellaboo68 bellaboo68 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    When I was young my mom made me wait in the car while she got an abortion. I'm pretty sure this happened. I didn't put it together as a child but looking back it makes sense. As...
    poopoofacecharlie poopoofacecharlie 26-30, M Jul 5

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    I am so depressed. I literally think about killing myself every single day of my life, but I'm too much of a coward to go through with it. I'm sick of living. I have no friends...
    blipsycat1 blipsycat1 18-21, M Jul 13

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    I am so depressed. I literally think about killing myself every single day of my life, but I'm too much of a coward to go through with it. I'm sick of living. I have no friends...
    blipsycat1 blipsycat1 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    I feel like cutting again.......feel so alone :-(
    Lithium619 Lithium619 18-21, F Jul 19

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    I have severe bipolar depression which means I'll have my extreme happy or clam moments when I feel like nothing's wrong and then something little will happen that will make me...
    DarkRun421 DarkRun421 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Lamictal ! Just had a great meeting with my Doc. Was only diagnosed about 2 months ago with bipolar 2 and put on lamictal 50mg.. And she upped it to 100mgs. Hopeful and...
    Brisco221 Brisco221 31-35, M Jul 24

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    I was the carer of my younger brother who had gotten very very sick, with why he was sick having nothing to do with the next part. After he was battling with drugs for many of...
    vince36 vince36 31-35, M Jul 23

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    Soo much for wanting to go to the rehab clinic. He says he wants to quit but yet buys more and is doing more everyday. He tries to talk to me about it like i'm interested in all...
    lovelyytroubledsoul lovelyytroubledsoul 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Dr. Marvelli is an ophthalmologist who serves the society with dedication. He has a caring nature that helps him to be compassionate with his patients and understand their problems...
    ryangibello ryangibello 56-60, M 16 hrs ago

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    Does anyone know what sort of spider bit me? Symptoms include respiritory difficulties, fever, hallucinations, sweating, pain and more pain. 5 days incapacitated. Australia.DAy 1...
    alienwarrior alienwarrior 51-55, M 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I'm new to this. I am the daughter of a police officer and have never touch drugs. I am also the partner of a man with a 17 year heroin addiction. We have been together for around...
    hoppy87 hoppy87 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Ahmadkz Surgical House officer To: Surgical Department Sir/ Madam Inappropriate behaviour at work Regarding the subject above, I was referring the incident of my behaviour and...
    Ahmadkz Ahmadkz 26-30, M Jul 1

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    I heard in the news about an abortion clinic being sued because the man was older than 21 and I think in this case he was the step dad. The girl was younger than 16. In my case , I...
    Feelingfunny Feelingfunny 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    On 12th June 2013 I did the test, my boyfriend of 3 months sitting on my bed. We both knew before I came back in from the bathroom what my result would be. I was pregnant. On 3rd...
    littlelil1 littlelil1 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Before I begin, I'm going to say that I'm not going to get into depth as to why I decided to get an abortion. This was a very difficult decision to make but in my current situation...
    kalexandria kalexandria 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I was wondering if anyone in the US knows of a great POTS clinic. I tried the mayo clinic program and it didn't help. I need a clinic that can help with my muscle degeneration...
    POTSforever POTSforever 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I had a letter come through the post yesterday morning from the eating disorder clinic. I have to see them on 24th July. I'm really nervous and really embarrassed about my eating...
    BeautyOfSuffering BeautyOfSuffering 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    You'll want to guarantee your cosmetic surgeon is a professional and registered plastic surgeon and that you just really feel snug with them.The clinic you are searhing for is no...
    Lillafyq Lillafyq 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Hello, everyone. My name's Evan and I'm a drug addict. It all started at the age of sixteen with cannabis and alcohol. Cannabis and alcohol are gateway drugs. If someone tells you...
    SuicideRedefined SuicideRedefined 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    I am on methadone. I've been on the same dose for a few years. I am beginning to have problems with it. Withdrawal feelings. The doc raised my dose 5 mills but it doesn't seemed to...
    bellaboo68 bellaboo68 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    i was a patrol officer alarm investigator for 4 years i still have demons and nightmares it wont wash away until my wife and counselor i never cried i am shut down off like...
    themosthatedman themosthatedman 36-40, M Jul 8

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    I'm tired if baby sitting an alcoholic,weed smoking Methadone user. At my wits end. The family (his) babies him. He's 59!!!!!!
    Lovesthebeach Lovesthebeach 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Maybe I'm in the wrong place as a lot of these comments are in jest, although my life seems to be a ground hog day, I wake up in agony thinking bout scoring, get up go get money...
    codygal codygal 31-35, F Jul 20

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    I stopped methadone in nov2013, but the last couple of days I feel so irritable and just want something to take that edge away. I've been feeling ape theatric and irritable. I feel...
    Dayzdreamer Dayzdreamer 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Whenever I hear the words "I love you," I think of my aunt. My aunt is a drug addict, a thief, a liar, and overall a horrible person. She has a big thing with Lortab but she also...
    Acebo Acebo 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Brunette4U Brunette4U 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I have never heard of it but apparently its an obsessive disorder and people with borderline personality and anxiety disorder have it. I don't know how i am going to stop because i...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    So I was going to share my whole college experience, but that would get long and boring so I'll just start after graduation. In the late summer of 2013 I graduated at 22 with a...
    Audino531 Audino531 22-25, F Jul 2

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    I thought "there's no way I can be pregnant." I bought a pregnancy test so I could prove it to myself because my boyfriend was worried about it. People have late periods all the...
    sweetsydchris sweetsydchris 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Don't you just hate it when people tell you to simply "Get over it?" Well obviously those people have no clue what it is like to have a clinical mental condition DIAGNOSED mind you...
    Mousetrapreplica Mousetrapreplica 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    Don't you just hate it when people tell you to simply "Get over it?" Well obviously those people have no clue what it is like to have a clinical mental condition DIAGNOSED mind you...
    Mousetrapreplica Mousetrapreplica 16-17, M 5 Responses Jul 12

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    Sometimes it's hard to remember that I used to be comfortable around people as a kid. Since I was 9 or 10 years old I've had trouble going to school. At first I had no idea why. My...
    Nakuki Nakuki 22-25 2 Responses Jul 13

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    ANy body out there that want to try something that has been clinically proven to work and want to try it for free. I got you. SIgn up for free to be a customer or promoter for the...
    newbody76 newbody76 36-40, M Jul 16

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