Heroin use continues to rise after crack down on pills

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  • RSK posted at 2:05 am on Fri, Jan 24, 2014.

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    I am an addict who has recovered. When I was using, I was terrified to get sick. Every previous time I tried to get clean, I wanted it each time but after detoxing my head would go a hundred miles an hour. I would get tired of the sleepless nights, I felt I had to use again to turn my head off. The cycle starts again. I reached a point I was just sick and tired of being sick and tired. Drugs will always, always be available on the streets, you can't stop it no matter what and addicts will always find another avenue or substitute. We should take that money used to fight drugs and use it for better treatment centers and provide places for anyone seeking to get help from addiction, has a place to go regardless of income or insurance. I was fortunate to have gone to a 30 day program. I do believe treatment did help get me clean, but there isn't a treatment center on this planet that will keep us clean. Follow up support after treatment is needed if you want to remain drug free and have a new life. I am truly free and no longer worry about using and I can go anywhere on this earth and stay clean.

  • Tomlin822 posted at 12:08 am on Thu, Jan 16, 2014.

    Tomlin822 Posts: 1

    As a former addict I wouldn't wish the pain and suffering caused by addiction on anyone. It's a self-built cage that slowly causes everyone close to you to pity and hate you at the same time. The buzz becomes merely the pain going away. For a while I was convinced I couldn't beat it, but it depends on how bad you want it. I decided to invest in a great inpatient program at harbor village to get clean, which I'm proud to say has left me drug free. The following number can be used to see if they have any special packages tailored for you or a loved one: 888-839-4208. My heart goes out to those still fighting their addiction. Be strong.



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