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I Lost Someone to a Heroin Overdose

This is for anyone who needs to express their side of a heroin overdose. Take time read a story, leave a story YOU ARE NOT ALONE 184 People

    Killed My Best Friend With Heroin - It was a ****ed up night. My best friend hated me doing heroin but i did it anyway thinking she had no idea. ha. i wanted her to experience it...
    joshua666 joshua666 22-25, M 7 Responses Jan 17, 2010

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    Why Did I Do It? - i went out with a group of mates about 4 of us in total,  we all got wasted and high on herion and some other stuff .i cant really remember what...
    runningtonowhere runningtonowhere 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 11, 2010

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    Am I Ever Going To Be Okay?? - I feel so selfish because my memories of July 12th are strictly what I thought and felt and what I had to deal with and how MY life has crumbled and...
    Paris1982 Paris1982 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 11, 2012

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    My best friend overdosed a day before her 18th birthday. Like many others, she thought that she had it under control. Rest in Christ's Peace Zenah Santina & Casper Santina
    TeenMamaRoo TeenMamaRoo 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I lost my brother to a heroin overdose 2 months ago. He would have been 21 this past January. It is hard to believe that he is always gone. It has been my fear sense I was younger...
    Caaroline Caaroline 18-21, F 12 Responses Feb 12

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    What He Never Knew Kills Me. - I dont have very memories of my childhood. I hear I was a happy kid but the things I do remember were not very happy. Im not the type to share my...
    wwdove wwdove 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 10, 2013

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    I lost my little brother 08/07/13, he was 26. Defiantly the worst day of my life. He had struggled with heroin for about 2 years but for last year he was mostly better. He...
    aer139 aer139 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 12

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    Friend Died Of Heroin. - Just recently I found out my friend died of a O.D on heroin. I had just seen him like 5 days before he left this Earth. He was trying to get clean but...
    Jonkuz Jonkuz 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 13, 2013

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    I lost my son, 30 years old, just before the holidays, Dec. 18th, 2013. He and I were very close, he was successful, but had this feeling of no self-worth. He had been on and off...
    donnalittlekitty donnalittlekitty 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    My Cousin - MY cousin was more like my brother he was one of the only people in my family that cared about me. I still remember everything that happened that day and it was almost...
    anb251999 anb251999 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 2, 2013

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    I lost my best friend 11 months ago to a heroin overdose. I spoke to her that morning and said I wasn't going to work. She told me she would go in instead and she was making her...
    Marvall Marvall 22-25, F Mar 6

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    Little Sister Gone Too Soon By An Accidental Overdose - May, 23, 2013 TODAY, we bury my wife’s little sister… my little sister. She was barely 21 years old. And with her we...
    markandlisa markandlisa 41-45, M 2 Responses May 27, 2013

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    My Best Friend - It happened two years ago, a week from today. He was barely 16. Eager to do what was "cool." This guy wasn't just my best friend, he was basically the only family...
    Caleb8D Caleb8D 18-21, M 2 Responses May 30, 2013

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    To Me You'Ll Always Be 18... - We lost you our senior year. Our class clown. I remember coming in to my first hour, the first of two classes I shared with you, dreading it. I sat...
    battlewounds battlewounds 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2013

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    Heroin Addicts Are Not An Archetype, One Of My Good Guy Friends Wasn't. - I've known this kid since I was 16 and he was 18. Very calm, sweet, and intelligent guy. He's always been...
    alisaryl alisaryl 18-21 1 Response May 15, 2011

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    My Beloved Son In Law - I lost my beloved son in law on Dec 2 2012 due to an accidental heroin overdose. Life will never be the same. Had we have known we would have done anything...
    3 Responses Jan 23, 2013

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    The Walking Dead - I knew he was dead before he did. I couldn't help him. Pale green faced and skin and bone. Emaciated.  I feel so much sadness and guilt  that I didn't have...
    lellesbelle lellesbelle 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 25, 2010

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    My one and only big brother. My hero. My childhood best friend. It is so hard to get up in the morning knowing I will never see him again and even though it has almost been a year...
    Kristinaaaa Kristinaaaa 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    Long Lost Best Friend - It's been one and a half years, and I still don't want to believe it. I lost my best friend of ten years to an overdose in October 2011. She had been...
    und3rc0v3r und3rc0v3r 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 22, 2013

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    Myself - Heroin has always been in my life. Only recently has it left [almost three years]. It started with my mother, and stole her from me with the aid of Meth, cocaine, LSD...
    xXxAnonymousxWriterxXx xXxAnonymousxWriterxXx 18-21, M 7 Responses Jun 30, 2011

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    One Last Shot To Force Her Into Treatment... - I just received the reports from our 21 yr old sisters 2nd overdose incident. It occurred on Oct 31 2012. The 3rd was May 19 2013...
    markandlisa markandlisa 41-45, M 2 Responses May 28, 2013

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    Lost My Best Friend 2 Days Ago - I was scouring the internet searching for some sort of answer when I came across this site. It is comforting to know I am not alone. Mary and I...
    Woundedheart13 Woundedheart13 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 3, 2013

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    The Biggest, Most Alive Man I've Ever Met - And now he's dead. I don't really want to go into it. I'm still angry at him after all these years. We met in college, and I liked him...
    bookmaus bookmaus 31-35 2 Responses Aug 10, 2013

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    Soulmate Overdosed -  I found my soulmate dying in our hallway August 6th 2008. He had overdosed on $40.00 worth of heroin. He had recently got out of prison in June of 2008. He...
    denverwind denverwind 41-45, F 8 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    I just found out two days ago that one of my best friends died from a heroin overdose. She was 25. I miss her so much and I don't know what to do with myself. I hate this drug more...
    Dustinj4mes Dustinj4mes 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    My one and only older sister died in late April of last year from a heroin overdose. My mom found her lifeless body on the bathroom floor. I live 600+ miles away, so up until...
    MookShanuk929 MookShanuk929 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    Snowy Memories :) - My favourite memory of my brother involves him, and I and a snowy morning/middle of the night. I was less than 14 years old and sneaking out barefoot, running...
    melodieoc melodieoc 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 7, 2012

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    .... - She was my best friend, we were sixteen. Being stupid little teenagers we were just chilling at her house. And her boyfriend of the time told us about this bomb...
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX 22-25, F 7 Responses Dec 2, 2009

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    Why We Do What We Do. - I live in a bubble. It is a small town well, small to me anyway. And for some reason or another this town drives all of my Friends insane. I have lost 3...
    Bigtoe321 Bigtoe321 22-25, M 3 Responses May 16, 2013

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    I lost my little brother and his girlfriend July 9th 2013 to heroin overdoses. It's the hardest thing I've ever had to go through. We were very close. My heart still hurts every...
    darlenerobinson13 darlenerobinson13 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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    Poem Found In The Room After He Died. - Brandon was the love of my life, but the love of his life was heroin. He died 2 months ago, today. This poem was found in his room. I'm not...
    goldilox1975 goldilox1975 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2013

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    My Precious Son - I got a phone call on the night of July 23rd,2009,come quick,there's something wrong with my son.I got in my car and when I got there a policeman came up to me...
    somanytears somanytears 51-55, F 8 Responses Sep 10, 2009

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    I Lost A Big Part Of Me - i had a hero. he was an amazing boy. he lived far and was a little older than me. we still talked. he saved me and i saved him. it was amazing how each...
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 6, 2013

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    Heartbroken Forever! - My name is Heather and I am a 35 year old mother of 3. Kaleb 19 (deceased), Tyler 15, and MaKenzee 12.   On July 31,2010 I lost my beautiful, smart, funny...
    cr8zee cr8zee 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 12, 2011

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    Philip Seymour Hoffman R.I.P. 💔 What are some of your favorite performances? Comedy: He steals the show in a small role in "Along Came Polly"
    MissAnthony MissAnthony 41-45, F Feb 5

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    My Son Died At 22 From Heroin OD - My son died from heroin overdose, only 2 weeks after his 22 birthday. I came back from work and found his lifeless body, collapsed face down in...
    Svet060313 Svet060313 36-40, F 10 Responses Jul 13, 2013

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    I Tried To Help A Friend That Was Down And Out. I Didn'T Know It Was Heroin.. - This is a huge long story that I will try to keep to the point. I was in a friendship with a Woman...
    arahant arahant 41-45, M 2 Responses May 17, 2013

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    Here's my story: Although I cannot relate to the experience of those who are addicted or recovered from heroin, I can relate to those who are watching their loved ones fall. My...
    bsmith1217 bsmith1217 18-21, F Mar 2

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    Everything Changed Forever - where do i start i lost my soul mate to a heroin overdose six weeks before i gave birth to his baby,i knew that sporadically he would go off and...
    jillykitten jillykitten 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 31, 2010

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    We Always Said We Were Soul Mates... - 4 days after we met we were living together and within 3 months we were engaged. He was the love of my life, my soul mate and I knew from the...
    chiniita chiniita 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 9, 2013

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    I Miss You Everyday - OK I have never shared my story so here goes x My beautiful brother Nicholas died of an overdose on the 6th of April 2003. This was and continues to be the...
    rubysmum1234 rubysmum1234 36-40 3 Responses Apr 11, 2013

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    Who's Going To Protect Me Now? - He was my big brother, my everything, my heart and soul.....and then he found heroin...and I was no longer number one in his life. As a kid we did...
    iloveyouB iloveyouB 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 18, 2010

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    Lost My Daughter Aug 19 2013 To Heroin - My daughter megan overdosed 3 days after shw turned 19...its been almost 3 weeks, and i still.am putting the story together..first i want...
    myoranges myoranges 41-45, F 6 Responses Sep 8, 2013

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    I Married An Addict - Thirty years ago I was living in London. I got very close to my   gay neighbor and met his brother: Andrew was nine year older than me ( I was 26), a...
    vitabeata vitabeata 56-60, F 11 Responses Jan 4, 2012

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