advice needed!

Old 09-15-2018, 02:11 AM
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advice needed!

Hi all, new to this forum. Looking for some advice, a person I love dearly told me a few days ago he has a problem with coke, last night I got a better insight inot how bad things are . I want to help and support him but unsure of best approach?
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Old 09-15-2018, 03:00 AM
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Hi and welcome concernedbenpen

I moved your post here for more response - you posted in out chat admin forum which is not the chat room

Its tough when you have a friend in trouble like this. I really think the only thing you can do is communicate your concern and let him know you're there to support him.

The actual decision to quit has to be his - I don;t know of any other way recovery works.

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Old 09-15-2018, 03:03 AM
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Welcome to the family. I hope your friend decides he wants to get clean. You can encourage him, but the decision to get clean has to be his.
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Old 09-15-2018, 05:59 PM
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You’ve gotten good advice already. If this friend didn’t express a desire to quit then I think all you can do is let him know you are here to help if he needs support to get clean. I don’t know what your relationship is but I’d take care not to lend $, etc. because it is not really helping the way it sounds like you want to help. And come post here for support often. Or post in friends & family. Good luck to you!
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