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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
42 years experience Addiction Medicine
Mutual support helps: Your friend might consider attending a meeting of narcotics anonymous. If the meeting is an open meeting, you might go with her. You mights also con ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
42 years experience Addiction Medicine
Mutual support helps: Consider attending a meeting of narcotics anonymous and ask for the experience of others who have been there.
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Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Sooner is better: Honesty is the best policy and concealment can be a detrimental to your relationship and your recovery.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Drug Problems: occur when use of either illicit , prescription or over - the - counter medications negatively impacts a person's functioning.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
42 years experience Addiction Medicine
Mutual Support Helps: You might consider attending a meeting of al-anon or codependents anonymous, twelve step programs for the families and friends of alcoholics or addict ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not particularly: No more than anyone else.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levenson
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
Online Therapies: Please stay away from these! psychotherapy is a function of the relationship between doctor and patient, and you can't have that on line.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
38 years experience Psychiatry
Illegal drug use: Any use of drugs both prohibited by law, eg marijuana or illegally obtained such as opiates. Many meds require prescriptions but only a few are addic ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience Pain Management
Yes for sure: There are many papers about the damaging effects of illegal drug use. Death from overdose is not infrequent , but true brain damage and liver dama ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
Even legal drug: Abuse like alcohol or cigarettes can cause lethal problems. So far, insurances, whether public (medicare or medicaid) or private, like blue cross do ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
Not sure what your : Question is. There are laws on laws trying to prevent drug addiction, or at least make it harder to obtain illegal drugs.

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