You might suspect or even know your loved one is using drugs and has a problem. But they might think you don’t know. You have to say something—but what? How do you bring it up and once you do, where do you go from there?
Vivitrol (Naltrexone) is used to assist people with an opiate addiction in order to help them quit abusing opiates. Someone struggling with opiate addiction would go to a doctor once a month and have the Vivitrol administered via injection.
April 25th, 2019 was the last time I ever went to a methadone clinic. I was scheduled to go to rehab later that day at Narconon, in Louisiana. I took my dose (145 mg), popped a couple .50 mg Xanax and boarded my plane at LAX.
On December 28, 2018, I arrived at Narconon New life Retreat and had no clue what to expect, especially since this was the first time I had ever been to rehab. I immediately checked into withdrawal and began getting my vitals and was delivered ’locationals’ and given assists.
After years of using and selling drugs, as well as being in a very abusive relationship. I made the decision to check into detox in August 2016. I was in Boulder, CO for about 5-6 days and from there I moved into a co-ed sober living facility.
Diego Maradona was on top of the world yet as success accompanied him on the field, problems increased off it. Eventually his antics caught up to him.
It is no surprise drugs hold us back from the best person we can be. Drugs distract us from what we aspire to be and cause a person to have a failed purpose in life.
Vaping has helped many quit smoking cigarettes and some to quit using tobacco altogether. With this said, a recent lawsuit brought something to my attention, something that may change the way many view vaping.
The opiate epidemic in the United States has been an ongoing issue since it was introduced in the late 1800s. First came morphine which was considered a miracle drug. It was given to people for pain management and cough suppression.
I arrived at Narconon on April 4, 2019. When I arrived, I was a shell of my former self—broken and defeated. I felt hopeless and was convinced my total destruction was not far away if I didn’t immediately change the way I was and the way I was living.