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Everyone does, whether they know it or not. WhiskeyGrinder Jun 11 #1
Right. elleng Jun 11 #6
Absolutely Dorian Gray Jun 11 #38
Narcan on hand unweird Jun 11 #2
When I blew my knee out a couple months ago they prescribed a Narcan inhaler with my pain pills AZSkiffyGeek Jun 11 #5
I had arm surgery several months ago True Dough Jun 11 #22
This is hitting personally right now AZSkiffyGeek Jun 11 #3
You never know what "sticks". Time after time after time we had that hope dashed. Until it stuck. Stinky The Clown Jun 11 #10
We were terrified when he checked himself out last Wednesday AZSkiffyGeek Jun 11 #14
alcoholism killed my brother Skittles Jun 11 #4
Terrible. elleng Jun 11 #7
Technically Dave says Jun 11 #13
Best friend two years ago. Johonny Jun 11 #15
I had a younger cousin who died of alcoholism at age 47. I quit drinking years before at age 45 Walleye Jun 11 #28
A little context on what it's like to know an addict. Duncan Grant Jun 11 #8
Thanks for that. Nar-Anon has similar. Stinky The Clown Jun 11 #11
Both family and people I treated in therapy. nolabear Jun 11 #9
My neighbor is on morphine tablets and etc. He Emile Jun 11 #12
Yes. I am one. Elessar Zappa Jun 11 #16
Many do not want to admit to being one. boston bean Jun 11 #17
I lived and worked on an NDN Rez for over 6 years GusBob Jun 11 #18
Yup ismnotwasm Jun 11 #19
I did. It killed him. cloudbase Jun 11 #20
A terrible thing. Duncan Grant Jun 11 #25
Thank you. cloudbase Jun 11 #30
My mother died of alcoholism at 48 tinrobot Jun 11 #21
I was a heavy drinker for years bif Jun 11 #23
A young acquaintance died of an overdose. He was 19. shrike3 Jun 11 #24
many, many mdmc Jun 11 #26
Heroin. A co-worker. Auggie Jun 11 #27
Yes, they became extremely religious and a Trump cult member. Went from one addiction to another. nt Quixote1818 Jun 11 #29
That path is not at all uncommon Stinky The Clown Jun 11 #34
old saying WhiteTara Jun 11 #37
My brother OD'd on crack Wicked Blue Jun 11 #31
My cousin. He's been gone for many years. Paladin Jun 11 #32
I don't think so. Most have been second-hand. sakabatou Jun 11 #33
I know Alcoholics, and I'm a carb addict. ecstatic Jun 11 #35
When Our Friend Was Living With Us Around 2015 Deep State Witch Jun 11 #36
My brother was crack cocaine addict for 20 years. iluvtennis Jun 11 #39
It's like that Prince song... SKKY Jun 11 #40
My ex, divorced him got full custody Tree Lady Jun 11 #41
One of my best friends was hit by a lawyer in a BMW years ago. LudwigPastorius Jun 12 #42
I have known them in the past NanaCat Jun 12 #43
I was with my son one night, looking on Conjuay Jun 12 #44
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