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I Go to a Methadone Clinic

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 53 People

    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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    ElizabethC1983 ElizabethC1983 31-35, F Feb 15, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Jun 17, 2014

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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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    Related Experiences

    Hi everyone I am new to this so this is my first post. I have nobody to talk to about my methadone experience except for a chosen few who understand what I go through so I am glad...
    ksinger ksinger 36-40, F Apr 2

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 27

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    I was doing ok but I set myself up for disappointment. I know the worst thing in life is to have hope. It just doesn't workout that way.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 27

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    I hope no one thinks that having a plan for suicide makes me seem like a pity case. Tell my therapist my plan for suicide was out of fear for my own safety. The suffering was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 8

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    This the worst depression yet. I'm so frightened.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 9

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    Basically I've been depressed for four years and have struggled with suicidal thoughts and actions for this time. Now, I've gone through psychosis and have been diagnosed as...
    hippiesugar hippiesugar 18-21, F a week ago

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    I thought I'd make another post about being a member at a methadone clinic... Well, I have been a patient since October of 2012, so quite a while now. Anyway, this is really my...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have been with my boyfriend for almost 3 years. I didn't realize he was addicted to crack and pain pills when we got together. He was wonderful and treated me like a queen...
    tambutler tambutler 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Why isn't life simple? This June I will graduate with my NP and I find myself as lost as I was when I graduated from high school and nursing school. Jumping from the academic...
    Marcette88 Marcette88 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Why isn't life simple? This June I will graduate with my NP and I find myself as lost as I was when I graduated from high school and nursing school. Jumping from the academic...
    Marcette88 Marcette88 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Why isn't life simple? This June I will graduate with my NP and I find myself as lost as I was when I graduated from high school and nursing school. Jumping from the academic...
    Marcette88 Marcette88 26-30, F 7 Responses Apr 7

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    I'm 25, married for over a year and we've been together for almost 7 years. I just found out I was pregnant yesterday. I kept thinking I was just stressed and delaying my period...
    Blondiegal8908 Blondiegal8908 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Are you interested in psychology but can't decide on which career would fit you the most? Here are some checklists to find out if you're better suited for one field over another...
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    Shutterstock ABORTION Mon Apr 13, 2015 - 11:54 am EST Horrified abortion worker couldn’t believe what she saw in the petri dishes. That’s when she called me. Abby Johnson...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 6 days ago

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    I hate my husbands methadone afdiction
    HalfEvil87 HalfEvil87 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I never tried drugs until I met my husband, he was a serious pothead. After a year of him nagging me to death to try i tried it and been hooked on it since, smoking daily. Then I...
    stupidlove00 stupidlove00 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was diagnosed with it three years ago. I slowly started to realize that my level of pain probably wasn’t in the average range when it increased with each day. I sometimes...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    2011 was the year of my two abortions. We're now in 2015 and I regret having it as part of my history. Today I'm particularly teary about it even though I should be ecstatic at the...
    beano1st beano1st 31-35, F Apr 5

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    A doctor in Dublin, feeling overworked wanted to get off work and go fishing, so he approached his assistant. "Murphy, I am going fishing tomorrow and don't want to close the...
    tammy96 tammy96 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I'm 19 and I had an abortion 2 days ago. This time 2 weeks ago I was scared as hell, I was a week late I had been feeling sick, I knew what that meant but i was too scared to admit...
    hairgirl05 hairgirl05 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    First things first... my surgery date is set for Thursday, April 23rd. I gratefully embrace all prayers, good thoughts, best intentions, healing energy and peaceful wishes. Thank...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    I hate it when the doctor charges for all sorts of examinations that I don't even know are necessary and are performed on me. Before going to a doctor, I thoroughly check if the...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Once I'm done with grade 13, I hope to go to uni for a degree in clinical psychology. The subject as a whole interests me, the clinical side is just one detail I'm particularly...
    GoodAsDeadMasterOfDeath GoodAsDeadMasterOfDeath 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Hi all im so happy that i found this app with all these people sharing their storys with the same problem. I life in switzerland and it first startet about 2 years ago. Then it...
    Sonnenanbeterin Sonnenanbeterin 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    It's been more than two years and a half since I moved to this neighborhood and this city. The place I lived before was actually very tranquil, but my life has been like a...
    somniatorlupus somniatorlupus 18-21, M Mar 21

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    So question... I've never dumped anyone before in my life. I have had many men dump me in my life and so I'm accustomed to it. I can handle it even though it hurts. But never have...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    Of Two Minds is one of the best documentaries I've ever seen. Major depression, bipolar disorder, and other clinical disorders are talked about through the lives of about 5-7...
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M Mar 22

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    In response to another post.... Try walking inside of an abortion clinic, to be stopped by protestors, spitting on you, yelling and screaming in your face, calling you "murderer...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 22

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    Look, I'm sorry if this comes off as a bunch of rambling, but, I really feel like I need some advice. To summarize things in short, I'm a 16 year old male that's just a bit torn at...
    nametheorder nametheorder 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I've seen a lot of comments by anti-choice people waving away the equating of abortion with murder as being "opinion" or "belief" and therefore not something that can be said to be...
    Auberon89 Auberon89 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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