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I Go to a Methadone Clinic

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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...
    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...
    turkstragal turkstragal 41-45 2 Responses Jul 22, 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...
    Imemine Imemine 56-60, F Oct 24, 2012

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    I'm in MMT (Methadone Maintenance Treatment)
    ElizabethC1983 ElizabethC1983 31-35, F Feb 15

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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...
    Tweetydee Tweetydee 26-30, 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...
    KarynT45 KarynT45 41-45, F Nov 17, 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...
    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...
    Steener2492 Steener2492 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 6, 2010

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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...
    nicopico nicopico 22-25, F 12 Responses May 11, 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...
    MalCasteel MalCasteel 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 4, 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...
    shootthemoon86 shootthemoon86 22-25 8 Responses Dec 6, 2009

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    Hello :) if you're reading this, then you're probably feeling pretty crappy right now, and probably a little confused and angry. Maybe you feel alone, like I once did. Or maybe you...
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    On a serious note, I suffer from bipolar disorder and depression. So I think this is why I'm single. Im not the same person all the time and i go a bit crazy sometimes. People don...
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    I suffer from depression anxiety and self harm. I have been on so many meds, begged for help and I will always be this way. I have always felt this way. I wish I was dead.
    Mangocupcakes Mangocupcakes 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    15 years ago I met my husband, senior year of high school. I became pregnant with our oldest son 3 short months after we started dating (just after graduation). He was a raver...
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    I was forced to grow up before I was ready... After my mom got a divorce from her abusive husband of 7-8 years, we moved into a very small apartment. Me, my mother, and my younger...
    Siqo423 Siqo423 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I started with pain at the first of January. Woke up one morning with the feeling that I was being stabbed in the shoulder with a knife. Used heat/ice thinking I had pulled a...
    msv123 msv123 51-55, F 3 hrs ago

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    Hi , I'm Kayla and this is my story ... here goes. I saw this handsome guy on Facebook, I liked him and decided to send him a friend request . He confirms . He inboxes me . I reply...
    TheWorse TheWorse 41-45, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Today was my first appointment at the Gender Clinic and it all went very well. The staff there were very welcoming and I was put at ease straight away talking to them. I made...
    LucyTG LucyTG 26-30, T 2 Responses 40 mins ago

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    It's been nearly 8 years since my first abortion and 8 years since what I was told and made to believe would end my 'problem', actually opened a flood gate of never ending new ones...
    em2521 em2521 22-25, F Mar 30

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    I'm 20 years old and I never found the joy of 'skipping a year of college after high school to party and enjoy life'. I never understood going to the club every weekend, drinking...
    acidicbase acidicbase 18-21, F Apr 7

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    "This place is so empty my thoughts are so tempting. I don't know how it got so bad." KIcking it.. " I thought it'd be easy, but know one believes me" It's fu king hard. "It's...
    Synapsethroughspace Synapsethroughspace 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 25

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      my step-brother committed suicide a few years ago, and last night and several other nights i have dreamed (nightmares truly) because he was so abusive to me and my...
    jdn86 jdn86 26-30, M Mar 26

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    So, my boyfriends brother and his girlfriend are terrible parents. They have 4 boys. One was born hooked on methadone because she is a drug addict. One boy should be starting 6th...
    92youngforever 92youngforever 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    1 One of my closest friend is 10 yrs old 2 I'm Engaged 3 I have four pet rats, a toy poodle, and my cats live with my mom. 4 I LOVE to sing 5 I have bipolar 1 (and ADHD) 6 I'm...
    Dayzdreamer Dayzdreamer 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I have BPD and I'm totally my own worst enemy, I've learned over the years that when things are calm and peaceful I sabotage my own life because I'm more comfortable in chaotic...
    BeautifulBorderlineJunkie BeautifulBorderlineJunkie 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Strange Cure A doctor wanted to get off work and go hunting, so he approached his assistant. “Akpos, I am going hunting tomorrow. I don’t want to close the clinic. I want you...
    moramsesmo moramsesmo 31-35 Mar 16

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    My mother might lose her job. I'm not doing so well in college right now and it's almost the end of the semester. And everything is so overwhelming I don't know how I'm going to...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I am 26 years old, happily married, and have no children. As far back as I can remember, I've never been in any hurry to have children. It's just never been a desire in me, as...
    AbbeyRoad2 AbbeyRoad2 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I have been having terrible headache that starts at the base of the back of my head and ends behind me eyes. My PCP said, "it is probably just a pinched nerve". She said she...
    schnauzermom1 schnauzermom1 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I'm currently in high school and suffered from clinical depression since i was in 7th grade. I had a difficult childhood, I wasn't abused and actually my parents are very good to...
    Nonottoday Nonottoday 22-25, F Mar 27

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    Hello, My name is Megan and I'm 30 years old. For the past 8 years, I've been struggling with anorexia/bulimia. I was officially diagnosed two years ago and up until then I had no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 31

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    I have one more year of undergraduate classes and then another year of clinicals. Lately I've been thinking about joining the military. The air force is accepting single parents...
    nanababie nanababie 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I often suspect countless people, no matter how close or distant they are to me, of countless things. I never feel like I can quite put my guard down because of my innumerable...
    Kavka Kavka 18-21, M Apr 4

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    As I prepare for my first gender clinic appointment on Wednesday, I'm in a truly reflective mood. I know I have always wanted to be a woman but I think back to the first time I...
    LucyTG LucyTG 26-30, T 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    As I prepare for my first gender clinic appointment on Wednesday, I'm in a truly reflective mood. I know I have always wanted to be a woman but I think back to the first time I...
    LucyTG LucyTG 26-30, T 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I had my surgical abortion done on February 26th, 2014. I've already posted about it, but right now i need to vent. I told a friend that my sexual desire has diminished. He asked...
    missrng missrng 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I found this site during better times. It was a while ago. Several months in fact. I browsed a bit. Looked for the heartwarming stories that I suspected would cheer me up. I didn't...
    ASimpleGuy ASimpleGuy 16-17, M Mar 16

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    Hi you lovely people. I haven't written anything in a while, and I'm in a retrospective mood, so I thought I'd check in again. Well, to be honest, thinks are looking up. A lot...
    drychicken drychicken 31-35 4 Responses Mar 16

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    My mom was just talking to my brother about video game addiction, and he was crying, and to make it worse, my mom was talking about how we are all good people, it's just that we...
    jeweldoggy jeweldoggy 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    11 yrs ago I was a custodian at a local Christian School! I was walking from the main office to the gymn when, out of nowhere, my legs and arms began to feel as if someone was...
    terryb47 terryb47 46-50, M Mar 16

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    i think a true NDE is when one actually dies and experiences something unusual or out of the physical realm...with that being said i had a drug overdose in my late twenties....i...
    shannon744 shannon744 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    I tried to talk about this with my friends, but I seem to be the only one. I am diagnosed as clinically depressed (I'm 17) and I loathe myself so much. I seem to mess everything up...
    Weeepy Weeepy 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    PRIOR TO- I was a 35 year old at about 185 lbs otherwise healthy I lead an active lifestyle and eat a reasonably healthy diet. THE INCIDENT- July 2013: A week of pain and suffering...
    sheffw99 sheffw99 31-35, M Mar 17

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    I've been on benzodiazepines of any kind for 6 yrs and now I have seizures when I don't have th. I can't get a doc because I go to a methodone clinic does anyone gave ideas if...
    SueAnne0606 SueAnne0606 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I'm not positive she was my first love, but I fell hard for her long ago even though I couldn't have her. Our first date was 4-5 years after I first fell for her. I was already in...
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    I've just slowly lost all meaningful relationships with anyone i've ever cared about. I'm just a loser now who clings on to what little friends I have left. I'm diagnosed with...
    Keithsersoz Keithsersoz 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 19

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    when i was little i have no friends okay maybe until now. my classmate she was tall like hell when i see her she reminds me of yao ming except shes a bully and one day she pushed...
    yaysandwich yaysandwich 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Hello, I'm looking for volunteers for an online research study. My name is Natasha Tonge and I'm a graduate student in clinical psychology at Washington University, in St Louis...
    natasha2014 natasha2014 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I found out that I was 27 weeks pregnant on February 26, it was the worst day of my life. I been with my boyfriend for almost 2 years ( April 4, 2012) we were just shocked and...
    Kenuious Kenuious 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 19