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I Go to a Methadone Clinic

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 53 People

    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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    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 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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    ElizabethC1983 ElizabethC1983 31-35, F Feb 15, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    and it kills our sex drive. :( We have been living together for 3 years. I actually see myself marrying him later (after a few things get taken care of). He's been on methadone...
    bowl4two bowl4two 22-25, F Mar 10

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    I've been dealing with this for over 10 years now, most of this time I have been in a dark hole. It went as far as me losing all hope and even forgetting who I am, who I used to be...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 6

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    Does anyone have any experience with the antidepressant Brintellix?
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F Mar 12

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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 3 days ago

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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.
    grgbyce978 grgbyce978 56-60, M 3 days ago

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    I just feel like people and life have wronged me so much. I have tried to be the best person that I can be, to be kind to strangers and people that I know at all times. I pick up...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Mar 15

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    I fell on ice getting out of my vehicle last Tuesday I was in hospital found out I had broken my lower tib and high fib and they planned on surgery to put plates and screws in both...
    Sandm4eternity Sandm4eternity 26-30 Mar 14

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    I hate my husbands methadone afdiction
    HalfEvil87 HalfEvil87 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    if anyone here has undergone transitioning in the UK I have a question. the clinic is taking way too long to get back to me! I have gone to see my go again to ask for counselling...
    indiatights indiatights 18-21, T Mar 4

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    Don't you just hate it when your friend looks past your concern for her? Despite the loads of tasks me and another friend have, we insisted and walked her over to the clinic. She...
    drunkpotato drunkpotato 18-21, F Mar 7

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    Today I would have been 4 months pregnant. Ill start from the beginning. I am 18 years old, and took a year off from school to work and to figure out my post secondary plan. In...
    bubblesbrit bubblesbrit 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    Status Update by on Facebook - One Engineer could not find a job so he opens a clinic and puts a board outside.. get treatment for Rs. 300... if not treated get back Rs. 1000 One...
    shabrez shabrez 26-30, M Mar 9

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    I don't want to be judged :( but I made a huge mistake a week ago. I was 6 weeks pregnant. I used protection but still happened. Anyway.. before this abortion, motherhood is...
    hannahmaybe9 hannahmaybe9 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 18

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    This story is about me and my journey that got me to this point. I'll start right from the beginning. It all started when I missed my period. This had happened to me in my life...
    Neha3 Neha3 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Jesse Stoff is a seasoned medical professional with extensive experience in the fields of immunology, homeopathy, naturopathy, acupuncture, and holistic medicine. He is a licensed...
    rhodes155 rhodes155 22-25, M Mar 20

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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 16 hrs ago

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    I found out in late January that I was pregnant. I have 2 kids already and am happily married. My husband and I never planned on having any more kids. As soon as I found out I was...
    kaylaann2015 kaylaann2015 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I was diagnosed with this disease 2 years ago at the age of 64. I am very angry about this. I don't know what could have caused this; it came out of nowhere. I recently moved into...
    PP711 PP711 66-70 Mar 3

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    The weirdest part about this whole thing is how at times, I see parallels between w and I. She is going to some outpatient classes at a clinic where I was an outpatient 16...
    hischelsea hischelsea 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    Loss is such a unique feeling. All that once was, is forever lost and there are no more tomorrows left to share with that person. It eats into the realism of your soul so...
    SwanSongRebeL SwanSongRebeL 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 4

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    My first clinical is this Saturday and I'm super nervous. I'm doubting myself so much and thinking I'm going to screw up big time causung me to just give up.
    jenni234 jenni234 22-25, F Mar 5

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    I've been clinically dead... Twice.
    IwillAlwaysBeMe IwillAlwaysBeMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    Several times a month, Online for Life shares stories of lives saved with our dynamic Facebook community. Inevitably, we’ll then hear from pro-abortion supporters who accuse us...
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    It is healing for me too. I was born with certain challenges of which are invisible maybe 90% of the time to the actual eye. Watching Disney throughout my life helps me de-stress...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Mar 6

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    I was surprised by how many cases of A.D.D. have popped up online in a myriad of different mediums - Youtube videos, social media, websites, ect. - that are all centered primarily...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    Vacationing with Jake. My son made a friend in Victoria, Alfred. Alfred fell in love with Jake. What's not to LOVE? I was always a 'Big Dog' person.. until... A few years back my...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I want to be able to get a degree in psychology, become a therapist to eating disorders and open my own clinic for eating disorders. Bam! That's what I want to be successful in oh...
    BooBear99 BooBear99 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    Congenital Secondary (Central) Hypothyroidism. Means my thyroid gland still works quite fine but it isn't being stimulated by my pituitary gland to release hormones. And the...
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    I'm a psychology major - going for my PhD. There are about 15 different career options that I like, that I can take with my PhD. and they're all fascinating. But the one I am...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 8