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I Went to Rehab

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    4 years, that's how long I was in rehab

    for being a drunk. 4 years of waking up at 5 am in a room of 20 other women. Scrubbing dumpsters, military tactics and cognitive "therapy". Ive been clean and sober for 7 years because of the hell I went through. 4 years of being brainwashes was the only thing that saved me but...
    jmitchell0676 jmitchell0676 26-30, F Feb 27

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    Rehab Doesnt Help!!

    Back in february of 2008 i went to rehab for overdosing and regret until this day. all the nurses treat everyone as if they were little kids and its so annoying. we had no privilidges of doing anything and the "help" they would say they gave us was all dumb and never...
    irmz785 irmz785 22-25, F Nov 1, 2009

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    Going into a residential rehab program was

    quite possibly the best decision of my life. Of course I wasn't very optimistic about it to begin with. The only reason I decided to go was because all of my own efforts got me nowhere and I felt like I needed something drastic in order to achieve lasting change. While I wouldn...
    sapphiresky86 sapphiresky86 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    Rehab

    it was back in april that i decided to go to rehab for my alcohol abuse and i regret it to this day. when i first got there things were goin well to start with. went thro detox and the nurses showed me around and guided and talked to me about what to expect during my stay. but...
    ccdo ccdo 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 22, 2009

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    Rehab Sucks...

    I have been a drug addict for the last 5 years. Most of my early twenties has been spent in a variety of treatment centers and hospitals. For the first time in years I am sober, and it has nothing to do with their "god" or AA or any other crap they're shoving down addicts...
    Hotandcold Hotandcold 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2010

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    New Chapter of My Life

    Hi everyone my name is Roe and this is my story. Iam recovering from Alcohol abuse. I have been in rehab 8times before nothing seemed to help me. I have been useing Alcohol for 32 years. It put a lot of pain in my live. And i didnt even care. It cost me my Job / Marriage / health...
    roesboat roesboat 41-45 1 Response Aug 12, 2009

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    10 years ago. I'd tried to stop/control/change

    my drinking for years. But seriously I tried started in April 2003 to really curb my drinking. In that year I tried them all - changing drinks, counting drinks, drink diaries, only drinking after a time, with meals, only when on a business trip... blah blah blah. A year on it...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M May 2

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    Going To Rehab In 2 Weeks...

    Okay well i have been too rehab before, lets just say 'too many times', but then i finally got off the heavy drugs and continued with my life..Unfortunatly this year has had to much bad s.hit to handle, and i have started taking them every day, spending all my money from my...
    beautytakesatoll beautytakesatoll 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 21, 2011

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    How To Disappear Completely

    Hey y'all, I'm a 20 year old from Canada, and this is my first post. Looks like a pretty cool website and I really support stuff like this (**** Facebook) as it can actually help people. Some of the stories I've read on here are pretty amazing, and it seems like the writers on...
    meetingpeopleiseasy meetingpeopleiseasy 18-21 3 Responses Dec 21, 2011

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    Best Thing I Ever Did: Long Term Treatment

     I was a part-time crack addict years back.  Was able to hold down a job, 'cause I was a weekend warrior.  But, like clock work, once a month, I'd have these cravings that were so overwhelming--it was like God was ordering me to go get some crack!  I would become...
    mariaweeks mariaweeks 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2012

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