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Discussion in 'Prescription Drugs' started by Dotty1974, Mar 21, 2018.

  1. Dotty1974

    Dotty1974 Member

    All advice welcome. Been addicted to codiene for 5 or 6 years and is getting worse. I'm scared
  2. Dominica

    Dominica Recovery Advocate @ Moving Beyond Codependency Community Listener

    @Dotty1974 hey there! thanks for reaching out. i'm sorry you are struggling with addiction. i know it can be challenging to stop. there are various things you can do to start your journey toward complete abstinence. you could talk to your dr. and ask for his/her help or recommendations, you could start attending Narcotics Anonymous meetings, get a sponsor, and work the program, check out SMART Recovery, go see a counselor or addiction specialist...and more.

    certainly educate yourself more on addiction. that can help too. it will take some work to get off... i'm not a dr. so i can't advice on how to go about getting off.... withdrawals ... etc. i'd contact someone who is a specialist is substance abuse. don't be ashamed or afraid... :)

    does this help?