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Old 04-12-2015, 09:33 PM
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I think I need drugs. Should I consider drugs to get off drugs?

Stimulants help me process my thoughts. They are therapeutic but also very harmful to my health. Honestly - my thoughts are more organized, i'm not lazy, i'm focused, and i accomplish things when i am on substances.

Does this mean I might actually need some form of medication? Or am I tricking myself into believing its okay to take drugs as long as they're prescribed?
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Old 04-12-2015, 09:41 PM
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I would recommend talking to a doctor. They would be able to give you better advice than here.
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Old 04-12-2015, 09:43 PM
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Only a doctor can say if you need to be prescribed medication. Even a mild stimulant such as coffee can be harmful to some people.
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Old 04-12-2015, 09:47 PM
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I think most of us felt we were better on out drugs of choice...at least for a while.

It's not true tho - and I say that with the experience of 30 years of addiction and the best part of decade sober.

with regards to meds and things - none of us are Drs and we don't know your clinical history.

I recommend finding a Dr who knows something about addiction and being totally honest with them about what you've been doing and what you want to do.

saw your other thread - you can also ask them their professional opinion as to whether quitting everything at once is a good idea.

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Old 04-13-2015, 04:15 AM
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Old 04-13-2015, 05:23 AM
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I agree with D & the others

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