A 40-year-old member asked:
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A jerk. I'm not some hardcore drug addict, i just enjoy opiates sometimes. Is that an issue?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes, can be: If you're using opiates for any other purpose than what they're medically intended for, yes this can be "an issue." opiates are controlled substances because they can be habit forming and dangerous if misused. Also, the self-absorption one can develop with addiction can indeed make one behave like "a jerk" to others in life.
Answered on May 15, 2016

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