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I Go to a Methadone Clinic

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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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    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 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2013

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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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    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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    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 1 Response Mar 4, 2013

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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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    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 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...
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        *I tend to ramble and rant more than I should but I am hoping by the end of this "vent" session things will kind of tie in together. Sorry if i leave any...
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