I Have a Drug Addicted Sibling

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    My brother started taking drugs when he was 13 and I was 11, know I am 16 and he is 18 going to 19. I rememeber that they called from the school he was attending and told my mom that they have found marihuana in his backpack but that they were not going to expell him. My mom and...
    ana098146422 ana098146422
    16-17, F
    May 1, 2012

    My Brother Is Addicted To Heroin

    Our family found out 2 months ago that my little brother is addicted to heroin. He is 22 years old. There are 3 siblings, and we have all been through the "experimental drug phase"...Except he didn't come out of it. He has been addicted for years. I don't know how long exactly. I...
    palomacita89 palomacita89
    1 Response Apr 14, 2013

    My Baby Brother

    My little brother is an addict, and watching him deal with it is one of the hardest things I've ever had to deal with. He's 20 and 2 years younger than me. He started smoking pot and drinking when he was 13 when our parents divorced. We live in a small town and it's (sadly...
    efs12ak efs12ak
    May 21, 2012

    New To This...

    I guess this was slow to surface, but my brother is a multi substance abuser, his primary drug is opiates.  My parents just got him out of jail after a month long stint and he was driven to an inpatient treatment program.  I feel such a mix of emotions.  He and I...
    janetarie janetarie
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 18, 2009


    I come from a large family of addicts. Alcohol, coke, meth, prescriptions, you name it a few people in my family have done it. But my brother for some reason is the one that aggrivates the family the most I guess. He's more apparent with his addictions I guess. Everyone else...
    Megan1111 Megan1111
    22-25, F
    May 27, 2011

    My Addict Brother

    Hi this is a story that has a heavy weight on my shoulders. Its my older brother, lets call him George. I grew up in a christian family, my father is a Priest so my days as a little boy I grew up going to church every sunday with my whole family, we lived in a small place till I...
    AndYes AndYes
    18-21, M
    Dec 8, 2012
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