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Substance Misuse

Also known as Amfetamine Abuse, Buprenorphine for addiction treatment, Cannabis Dependence, Cocaine Addiction, Drug Dependence, Heroin Dependence, Legal Highs, Lofexidine, Methadone, Naltrexone, Suboxone, Subutex

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  • Cocaine addiction

    I’m a 21 y/o female and just finished university. I starting using cocaine recreationally occasionally and as time went on it became more and more casual. I used to be able to just do it at events. Then I started to do it but j weekends. And then every weekend which led to most of the week. I know...

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  • Cocaine, please read

    I was a heavy cocaine user and want to make people aware what it can do, my nose had collapsed, sinuis filled, cysts and a hole the size of a 5 p piece in my palatte, everything I eat and drink comes out my nose and my speech is bad, the pain and infections are constant, I hope this puts people off

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  • Vivitrol Injection and Headaches

    Hello. Does anyone have info on or experience with having a headache as a side effect from Vivitrol? I got the injection 5 days ago for the first time and have had a slight headache ever since. Does it subside? No amount of Tylenol helps and I can't take any nsaids. Any suggestions for treating the...

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  • Strange side effects or withdrawl?

    I have had anxiety with panic attacks since I was a young kid.  I started self medicating with alcohol in my teens, was drinking a fifth a day to stay even in my 20s, and have been in good recovery for about 10 years. I am now 37.   I finally got on Prozac (60mg/day) about 10 years ago, with...

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  • Feeling really rejected and ignored

    My boyfriend plays video games day in day out all night doesnt work he doesnt have to .I am home with him I am awaiting to have surgery soon.He doesnt want to fool around I offered during his gaming sessions like giving him a b******b,He doesnt do anything with me .He interacts with his friend on live...

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  • Subutex & Healing

    Can Subutex cause someone to heal more slowly verses someone not taking it after surgery? I am on it for chronic pain.  

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  • I need to find EU pharmacy with doctors who will prescribe online

    I'm in Sweden, which probably matters. Boyfriend has agreed to try The Sinclair Method, but refuses to see doctor. Found online pharmacy where we pay around 500 for 30 pills - and 30 days later they have not yet arrived. I need to find a doctor who will - essentially - write a "fake" prescription....

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  • can a doctor in the uk prescribe subutex or suboxone?

    hey, i'm 21, not proud of it, but i am an addict. im addicted to pain meds and have been since i was 16 years old. for the past 8 months i've been doing everything i can think of to try and get 'clean' on my own and with the help of some family and friends as i was too embarrased to tell...

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  • Cannabis advice.

    Hi. So my son is now 21 and has been smoking skunk weed for a couple of years. He has always been very flippant about it now matter how many times I have expressed my worry about it. He smokes it heavily. At one point his room stank of it. When I went in a tin was in his room with a couple of bags of...

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  • Drug abuse, Doctor Prescribing

    My wife has a Prescription for amphetamines that she is supposed to take once a day, has something to do with helping her keeping focus. The problem is, when she gets her prescription filled, she takes a month's supply all within a few days. The results are that she stays up all night, has hallucinations, ...

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  • Methadone

    I was prescribed Methadone in 1990 in Coventry and received my free doses from a pharmacy for 2 years which help me to finish my studies and HND diploma. Then I came back where I yet to live, Istanbul. Since I came here there is no methodone or such treatment in this Country. So I struggled with life...

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  • I've thrown my son out because of cannibas

    My son is 22.he has smoked weed for a few years.over this time there have been many outbursts which have resulted in him smashing up his room. After an argument today he smashed up things in the lounge.my husband,his step dad,told him to leave.enough is enough.i was hysterical and had a panic attack.my...

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  • I am struggling with subutex reduction

    Hi been addicted to pain meds now for around 6 years. I finally went in myself to the drug support team who put me on subutex. I can't believe the difference in my life. Clean head. No withdrawal issues. Feeling great for 2 years then they hit me with a massive reduction after a new dr started. Since...

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  • My entire life has gone to hell, what do I do?

    I've been smoking marijuana for well over a year, and it never really had any effect on my grades or focus in school. I managed to pass all standardized tests and even get commended on some of them. As the months went on I slowly started to lose my friends, not that they were good for me anyway....

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  • Advice on the use of recreational drugs.

     ​Solid advice for anyone thinking or using recreational drugs. 38 years of using and i would like to use my vast experiance to help anyone who needs advice, there dosent seem to be any help on this site, so fire away and I will try my best to help and educate all in a safe and none jugemental way.

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  • Daughter needs mental health help

    my daughter wants to speak to her gp about getting a referral to speak to someone concerning her mental health. Unfortunately i agree with her, but selfishly worry im not going to be able to help her due to my depression. I dont trust my judgement about advice i give to her at the minute and have a horrible...

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  • Cocaine, please read and be put off

    I have been a cocaine user daily for 15 years has resulted in a collasped nose, sinuis problems, cysts and i now have a hole in palatte, i have trouble with speech eating and drinking and a flap wont work,please realise the dangers before its to late

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  • What's my son really on

    we are biding our time with our 18 year old hoping to get him to a drug rehab program.  He takes stuff every 3/4 days as in last Friday 1st Dec and the previous Monday. He says he doesn't remember anything of what he does. We have cleared his bedroom and there's only a bed with bed clothes...

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  • The cure for heroin addiction

       I didnt know where i could share my expierience and make people aware that there is a possible cure to heroin addiction. So i figured i would write a forum and let people find my discussion. About 2 months ago I was put into the hospitol for 2 weeks so i could be treated for a bacteria infection...

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  • Subutex after Methodone to support PAWS

    Hi, first blog on here, I spent 2 years on fentanyl via the doctor and misused it as I went from 85kg to 54kg and thought I was going to die at the ripe age of 32 after becoming a self made financially free man , I detoxed using £40,000 on methodone in 4 weeks however once on 0 the PAWS kicked in...

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  • Question about meth

    Last Friday my husband relapsed on meth after 6 years. I have never seen how he acts until last weekend. Porn, not eating etc....... A week ago Sunday I told him I want it gone. He said he gave to someone. I unplugged the DVD player and hid the porn. He's eating and sleeping a lot better. But,...

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  • Advice please? Coming off my methadone!

    Hi there, I was on heroin for about 5 months due to a crazy time in my life and stupidity I got help as soon as i realised and have now been on methadone for about 4 months. I stabistabilised at 30mls. I then found out I was pregnant so decided as soon as it was safe I wanted off it. So I am now down...

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  • Heroin

    Hi I’ve been off heroin now for a good few year I don’t it myself through determination and hard work in the end it paid off but I’m going through a really hard time at the minute and I don’t think I can cope if I go to my GP will they prescribe me subutex just to ease that craving and pain I I just...

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  • Methadone Maintenance Treatment

    Methadone treatment is the best thing that has ever happened to me. I would highly recommend it to anybody addicted to opioids. The staff at the clinic I attend are also amazing and I couldn't have done it without their support and the support of my family.

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  • Dhydrocodeine taper

    Hi am new on this forum. Am just looking for some advice on here. I’ve been taking co codomol and dhydrocodeine and it’s gonna be nearly 3 years next month since I’ve been taking them. I suffer from arthritis and my doctor started me on co codomol 30 mg  I used to take two 30mg 3 times a day spacing...

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  • I'm struggling with codeine withdrawal and temptation

    Hi anyone I have been taking codeine for 5 or so years now since injury After a while I was prescribed fluoxetine also as I became depressed I am married, 2 teens, self employed with a physically demanding, dangerous outside job. I was able to pick up repeat prescriptions at will and the codeine was...

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  • End of tether... dont think I can beat this...

    When i started at University 14 years ago i was so clean living, hardly drank, had never tried a cigarette. Desperate to impress a guy i had my eye on i started going to clubs and taking pills. That was the start of a slippery slope. Some people can have a bit of something and then go to bed and have...

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  • Mother pregnant with 2nd child on methadone

    Hey everyone. This is an extremely tpuchy subject for me.... I had my first child (unplanned) on methadone. I did npt use any other drugs and took it like it was prescribed. She was born with no withdrawals at all. However at 3 months old she developed congenital nystagmus(a eye disorder that makes the...

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  • What's wrong with my body?

    Hello Not looking for sympathy, it's my own fault so I will cut to the chase. Heavy Cocaine user for around 6 months prior to January last year. Took almost a gram every couple of days, became dependent on it. In January I was lying in bed and my heart started to race really fast, pain in arms,...

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