SRS My friend needs help, drug problem.

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  1. Mischief

    Mischief OT Supporter

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    He got into sniffing OC's and over the last 6+ months it has just gotten worse and worse, now its taken hold of him. none of my friends ever see him anymore and its very rare to even get him on the phone.

    A few times now he has asked for help, in a desperate manner saying he needs us as his friends to step up and help him out. I don't know if he needs an intervention, and I dont really know what to do.

    but i feel bad
     
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    if you want serious answers, go to R2R
     
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    How much do you care about the guy? If he's asking for help, and you're a good friend, you'll give it to him.

    My brother and his friend both got hooked on OC and were hooked for years. My brother made it out. His friend did not, and OD'd last year and died.

    Look up some local Narcotic's anonymous meeting times for your friend. Be there for him. Hang out, even if it sucks. The problem with the drug culture is that you get caught up so that all your friends are into it, and if you want to stop, you literally lose all your friends instantly. Then you end up alone AND craving drugs. If you're a good friend of his, you need to fill that hole, cause he won't be able to do it himself.
     
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    ot community/road to recovery
     
  6. Mischief

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    He's a good friend one of if not my best. Only things have obviously changed in the time this has been going on. I do try and hang out, I also always call him asking to chill but he rarley if ever answers phone calls anymore.

    His friends won't walk away from him. none of us are into that stuff.
     
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    Sounds like he needs you to get off his ass and let him have some fun, bro. :dunno:
     
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    That would be the smart thing to do
     
  9. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    Well in the end it's up to him to stop but help him as much as you can.
     
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    Either that or he needs to get some OXY to sell and make bank. :dunno:
     
  11. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    Not really anything to do with willpower.
     
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    1337 Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.

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    intervention, bro

    seriously. he's already asked for help, so give it to him. intervene and take him to rehab.
     
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    Emfuser Nuclear Moderator Super Moderator

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    Off Topic -- R2R

    R2R forum rules apply from here on out.
     
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    I wish.. fucking chest problems. :squint:
     
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    Oh what the fuck is it then?
     
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    and what in the shit is that?

    edit: nm..
     
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    i killed tupac New Member

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    One thing that helped me realize when dealing with other people addictions (immoral acts, vices, whatever they call it) is that i had neither the power to make them start-or stop.

    You cannot stop him, or you would have already, right? So, how can you go about educating yourself on what you can do to help?
     
  18. Mischief

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    he asked for help twice now. one time about 2 months ago but i thought it was a joke.
     
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    I don't want this to end up like the basketball diaries.
     
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    have you talked to a counselor, drug rehab facility or Al-Anon?
     
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    hes pooched bro...
     

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