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... Hi guys, It was suggested by my "Detox Coach" that attend some NA or AA meetings. ... (9 replies)
... I am a recovering addict with just over 1 year clean. I am a member of Cocaine Anonymous. I attend NA and AA meetings also at time. I truly believe in the 12 step programs. They work for me personally. And it can't hurt. It's a little ackward at first. ... (20 replies)
... Good for you! I am so glad to hear you're doing so well. Are you considering trying NA meetings or anything else, besides just taking the subs? ... (24 replies)

... feeling that I wasn't like "those other people",my story wasn't like anyone else's,but at the time,I didn't realize,my story was not quite finished.I went to the meetings at first because I had to,and I was making an effort to keep my job. ... (6 replies)
... I am staying away! I will probably do some AA meetings, tho. Maybe meet some new friends. I don't have to talk if I don't want to and I can be somewhere that people actually UNDERSTAND what I am going thru. Can you imagine what a HUGE comfort that would be? ... (9 replies)
... I did not want to go to meetings and the psych docs all told me the same thing... GO TO MEETINGS. As much as I resisted it was just what I needed. I see that today. ... (9 replies)
... You can get through it, just realize that it isn't going to be fun and your fighting for your life. ... (15 replies)
... I had to go to my meetings to learn even MORE that would only help me. ... (11 replies)
... I go to a AA meeting that my church sponsers. It is not AA as in alcoholics anonymous, but is addicts anonymous, because it is for addictions of any and all kinds. It is not specific to one thing or another. ... (5 replies)
... I have no detox dr., but I need one. I just started going to na and let me tell you I was scared to death. It helped telling people on this board that I was going and having them waiting to hear how it went. ... (7 replies)
Jan 30, 2004
... who obviously cannot just wander into any AA or NA meeting! ... (6 replies)
... emember that if he hasnt gone through this himself, he just doesnt understand what you'r going through! I honestly suggest that you get yourself to a couple of NA or AA meetings. At least there you will be among people who understand completely what you are going through right now. ... (7 replies)
... Thanks 2bclean....I see from searching online there are about 20 AA meetings tonight one is even at my church!!! There is also an NA meeting not far, they seem to meet every night..... ... (9 replies)
... Just because you have been sober for 17 years does not qualify you as an authority on sobriety or rude behavior in a meeting for that matter. There are some good meetings and some not so good meetings. 12 step groups have a tendency to browbeat newcomers which I could never figure out why they do this. ... (12 replies)
... You are not a bad person. You are sick and need help. Addiction is an illness. Telling ourselves that we are weak low lifes doesn't help us one bit. ... (5 replies)
... patient rehab for about 80 days now. I am over 60 days clean from my drug of choice. I went on suboxone therapy at the start of rehab to help with withdrawals, and it worked well for me. Additionally, the program that I am currently working has also made an incredible difference. ... (15 replies)
... but the nurse was right there to give the katapress until I was back in a safe state. They gave us benadryl at bedtime, katapress as needed a few times a day, and all of the OTC painkillers we needed to help with the muscle aches and pains. Also let me sit in a hot bath every morning to alleviate aches and pains. ... (5 replies)
... Michelle i have not been on methadone but, my friend has and she said it was horrible to get off. We both did Suboxone and it worked great we both have been sober for a while now. I highly recommend it. ... (14 replies)
Oct 18, 2008
... Hello everyone.... 23 days sober and 9 months clean!!! Fridays are my hardest day and I'm sure they will get better. Staying sober is very important to me. It's not easy but I must say I feel like a new person!! ... (3 replies)
... Sorry that I reacted like that. I guess Iam just going insane trying to deal with all of this. Methadone is definitely harder to get off then heroin, and that sucks. I guess I just wanted to get my point across that it is helpful for those people who have tried everything else. ... (20 replies)

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