I Was Addicted to Heroin But Not Anymore

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 38 People

    I Think I Will Always Hate It And Love It At The Same Time....

    But good god, that was the worst kick... My whole body just ached. For months, I felt like my mind had somehow been raped. Never touching that **** again...
    lolasinn7 lolasinn7
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 18, 2010

    I started using heroin

    when I was 19. Never in a million years did I think I'd try it, but I did. It was all down hill from there. It took me up until 11 months ago to actually get clean and stay clean. I had tried 5 times before, and failed each time. It didn't matter how much I lost or how many...
    hazeoflove26 hazeoflove26
    26-30, F
    Feb 5, 2014
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511
    36-40, F
    Oct 30, 2015

    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 cousin, who I love and look up to as a brother, who is so talented and smart, is battling the addiction of heroin. For months, he was living in a...
    bsmith1217 bsmith1217
    22-25, F
    Mar 2, 2014

    I first did heroin in 1977 at the age of 17 I

    was in high school and I shot up in the bathroom it was better then pot I fell in love fast and was an addict until 92 I'm Luck I don't look awful now
    primeoflife primeoflife
    56-60, M
    Mar 5, 2015

    My Past

    i was an addict and was ashamed to say it but now i feel good beacuse i now learned that i did something great for my self and for my family and not every one has the power to get out of drugs and have a normal life ive been clean for 9 years and every day i wake up i thank the...
    ladyblack ladyblack
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 16, 2012

    My Darkest Hour.

    It all started when I was 13. My parents were fighting, I stopped eating and I was recovering from so much pain. I turned to drugs as an escape. They were the only thing that took me away from the world for a little awhile. I found myself addicted to painkillers especially...
    LoveAlwaysAri LoveAlwaysAri
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jan 17, 2012

    The Evil Drug That Ruined My Life!

    i was addicted to herion for 3 years! i almost lost my kids and my whole family! but im on methadone and it saved my life!
    sexymomof4 sexymomof4
    36-40, F
    Jun 23, 2012

    We'll imma post my sobriety up hereeeee!

    !!! I'm so dang grateful I've made it two years without touching any drugs!!! Whooaaaa Linda I can't tell you how crazy I use to be. Looking for the next high, damn you heroin you are one drug I'm glad I walked away from. I'm glad that a lot of my friends have done the same as we...
    ripcity710 ripcity710
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jan 8, 2014

    Lost Girl

    I am 23 years old, I have 2 children, and I have been an addict since I was 15. I have now been clean for 8 months almost, I am doing so good, for the first time I have my own house and I am NOT living with my mom, it feels great. but then again Sometimes I feel alone, I have...
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    3 Responses Sep 30, 2012
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    Sep 7, 2015

    A Way Out

    Ive been drinking, smoking weed since i was about 10 years old,  at 18 i started doing coke and smoking hroine, within a year i ws slamming. I used the suicide of my sister to justify, and by the time i was 20, i was homeless. living on the streets of portland. I was a...
    thePoet thePoet
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Mar 18, 2010

    I started smoking slow

    when I was 16 and was smoking it every weekend without fail to help with speed or ice comedowns or sometimes I went for that powerful rush by mixing it with cocaine. But I stopped for 10 years since my best friends suicide, he smoked slow since he was 12. Back in 2012 I got into...
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    1 Response Sep 7, 2015

    I told you how I tried basically every drug.

    This was the drug I tried that pretty much ruined my life and ruined my relationship with my family. Do. Not. Try. This. Drug. You will never stop wanting it. No matter how long I've been clean I still want it and I miss that high and miss chasing it. But luckily my head seems...
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    Jul 9, 2015
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