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I desperately want to save the life of my 33 yo niece

JULIAinFLA
  • By JULIAinFLA · New reply March 30, 2014
  • Discussion in Helping someone who abuses drugs · 4 replies
  • My 33 yo niece has been on drugs since 11. What to do when too many 30 day rehabs to count and 6 months in jail are NOT bottom? Her parents were drug addicts, non-functional bums (my brother and wife ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients ...

Our second annual report with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • We just finished a brand new special report, “Experts by experience 2014: A compilation of patients’ stories”, in partnership with the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is a 31-page collection ...

Hitting a milestone -- 5,000 photos posted already

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 18, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, communications director, Inspire 3/18/14 Dear members, I'm writing to let you know that in a little more than a month, members here have posted more than 5,000 photos. Congratulations ...

STRESSING

tinabu
  • By tinabu · Posted March 9, 2014
  • Discussion in My struggle with drugs · 0 replies
  • So about a week ago i found out my little brother and his wife were arrested for possession of heroin and cocaine and paraphernalia and that is really devastating to me i fought that battle my self 9 ...

i pray for very body here,

Nooksack

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply February 23, 2014
  • Journal · 36 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD By John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of interviews with people ...

Introducing Photos for Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · New reply February 13, 2014
  • Journal · 180 replies
  • Hello everyone, Today at Inspire we’re excited to announce the launch of a new feature, and it’s one that many of you have requested -- the ability to upload photos to Inspire. You can now add photos ...

My 22 year old son is abusing drugs

P4dalight
  • By P4dalight · New reply January 28, 2014
  • Discussion in Helping someone who abuses drugs · 1 reply
  • This is my first time ever writing on a discussion board, but I am feeling quite lost today. I was set to take my son to a rehab facility yesterday, packed and ready to go, hoping for and end to his drug ...

dealing with an drug addict

miraclesoul777
  • By miraclesoul777 · Posted January 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • i feel so lost i been dealing with my daugther father who has a history with pcp angel dust. i first discover him using while i was only 3 month pregnant and it took atoll on me i felt lost all i did ...

Triggers

zenmind
  • By zenmind · Posted January 14, 2014
  • Discussion in My struggle with drugs · 0 replies
  • First off, let me say that I really, really, really don't want to use today. And that's just why I'm coming here. I remember that much from rehab (and there were oh-so-many-rehabs): there are times that ...

Would you want others to turn their back on you?

InsanityJunkie
  • By InsanityJunkie · Posted January 4, 2014
  • Discussion in Helping someone who abuses drugs · 0 replies
  • I have had friends tell me that I should just shut the door and ignore the sobs and cry for help from either my son or daughter who have both struggled with various drug addictions. Shut them out of my ...

I feel lost

miraclesoul777
  • By miraclesoul777 · Posted January 3, 2014
  • Discussion in Helping someone who abuses drugs · 0 replies
  • i feel so lost i been dealing with my daugther father who has a history with pcp. i first discover him using while i was only 3 month pregnant and it took atoll on me i felt lost all i did was cry be ...

Thank You, From Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · New reply December 3, 2013
  • Journal · 108 replies
  • Hello everyone, As Thanksgiving approaches, all of us at Inspire would like to take a moment to thank you for being part of our community. While we wish no one had to deal with the serious health issues ...

not very many new posts in this topic

Livinginshadows
  • By Livinginshadows · New reply November 25, 2013
  • Discussion in Treatment and rehabilitation · 10 replies
  • Am an addict and am wanting to rid my life of this curse. Came to this site and joined in the hopes of finding help. I am not given much hope in the event that no one has posted in this topic since April ...

outta Suboxin :(

Lgtalktime
  • By Lgtalktime · New reply October 9, 2013
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • My husband an I have been togethere for 11yrs now the first 7 was hell as he was addicted to cocain,pills,meth, pretty much anything he could find! Pills would be the main one as long as he had them he ...

my mind likes to tell me if I am taking steroids its = 2 toxic waste

LoverofLife
  • By LoverofLife · New reply September 26, 2013
  • Discussion in My struggle with drugs · 2 replies
  • Hello Everybody... I don't know if your story is like mine that is born with chronic Asthma, COPD by 19 never smoked just was not taken care of but I went from California to National Jewish gave my body ...

Where does your hope go?

InkBlot520
  • By InkBlot520 · New reply August 25, 2013
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • I hope that the weather will be right tomorrow. I have so much to get done. I hope to accomplish it all. I hope I can relax and let myself be for just an instant, when the mind is on roller coaster creaking ...

I'm Normally Very Positive, but...

Jer_
  • By Jer_ · New reply August 8, 2013
  • Journal · 55 replies
  • I was just notified by a specific group moderator that I had to be diagnosed or have a family member diagnosed with a horrible, horrible disease in order to be a member. I find this very frustrating due ...

Five million

Brian
  • By Brian · New reply August 5, 2013
  • Journal · 261 replies
  • Dear members, Yesterday, Inspire reached a milestone: five million posts written by members! Each of these posts, and the 700 million words they contain, are a simple measure of how much we all do to ...

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