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I Went to Rehab

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 55 People

    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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    And I'm going again (not

    for substance abuse)
    PsychoticPsychologist PsychoticPsychologist 13-15 1 Response Apr 28

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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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    Damn I'm about to be 18

    and I've been to rehab once. I got really into popping pills. Now I'm into drinkingn. I'm scared to go back.
    skittymic skittymic 18-21, M Mar 29

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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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    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, 2014

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    lapsteel lapsteel 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    we went SHOPPING!!!!!!!!!!
    ThatOneSomaliGirl ThatOneSomaliGirl 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Last night I went and saw one direction it was sooooo amazing I was so tired after the concert I slept the whole day today
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    moex3 moex3 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    caseyr1998 caseyr1998 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    So I went on a first date with a guy I met online. He was local to me and I knew who he was from a distance. Started of with a meal and chatted but then he asked if I wanted to go...
    sbell88 sbell88 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    selfh8ter98 selfh8ter98 16-17, F Jul 21

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    Lovestorun13 Lovestorun13 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 21

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    Logic34 Logic34 31-35, M Jul 18

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    A few weeks ago I went to Las Vegas to celebrate July 4th with my family. We had an amazing time we watched some of their opening shows, went to a luxury type pool, and even got a...
    kelseypalmer08 kelseypalmer08 13-15, F Jul 18

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    I went there about 10 times maybe and they cut me off. So now my mom is looking for another one 2 years later. I really need and want one so bad.
    DustyCrystals DustyCrystals 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    ButteryToast ButteryToast 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    FisherStevens FisherStevens 26-30, M Jul 15

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    psychoval psychoval 36-40 Jul 12

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    Friday July 10th 2015. I had an amazing time, dispite being sick. I got to see some of the people/bands that have saved me.
    KOOLKAT446 KOOLKAT446 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    it was my friends birthday in june! we decided to go skydive together! best experience ever! totally worth the almost 700 bucks i paid altogether
    x3nekox3 x3nekox3 22-25, F Jul 10

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    DrHimadriB DrHimadriB 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    experience984 experience984 31-35, M Jul 8

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    Well, my wife is 3 hours away for 3 nights. I realized long after I got home from work that I had forgotten to pick up the mail. We are a rural community and we have to go to the...
    57Peggy 57Peggy 56-60, M 7 Responses Jul 8

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    My parents took me to counseling yesterday. It wasn't very pleasant. I hated it. They kept telling her a bunch of lies. I just sat there and cried while they were talking. Then she...
    staygoldenbaby staygoldenbaby 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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