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    Father Concerned Over Daughter’s Addiction To Vicodin

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    Father Concerned Over Daughter’s Addiction To Vicodin

    Caller: 51-year old dad calling on behalf of his daughter

    Problem: Vicodin addiction

    Seeking: Rehab treatment for prescription drug abuse

    Reason(s): The dad is concerned that his daughter’s prescription pain killer addiction is going to lead to serious consequences down the road. He is afraid that his daughter’s injury during cheerleading is going to lead to her becoming dependent on the prescription medication. He said that his daughter suffered a serious knee injury. She was given Vicodin after the surgery to deal with the pain. The dad said, “When my daughter is actively taking the Vicodin, she still complains that she does not get enough Vicodin and feels pain. Now that the doctor has completely cleared her of any injury, she still says that she is suffering from pain. That is when the doctor first uttered the term prescription drug abuse.” He said that his daughter’s GPA has dropped considerably since she was first introduced to Vicodin and her randomly nodding off after school is now happening. The father said, “I am worried that if we are not proactive on this now, she is going to end up buying some sort of opiate off the street. Especially in high school and college, I know that the demand for those prescription drugs is pretty high. I do not want to be the one who sent his daughter off to become another statistic. We need to get her help and we need to get her help soon.”

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    One Response to “Father Concerned Over Daughter’s Addiction To Vicodin”

    1. This goes to show that not all addicts, regardless of what is their drug abused or addicted to, is bad. Im speaking for my mother, too. She was in an auto accident two years ago which left her with a broken hip bone, fracture in her left leg & arms. Thank god, she came out great even after surgery, but has since relied on drugs, even a few months after the “painful” period is past. Without vicodin, she would be in so much pain, she says, but we suspected that even without pain, she takes the drug so no more pain will be experienced as she goes off to her work & other daily routines. Dad & I had to convince her to seek other modes of pain relief, that’s when we got her to hypnotherapy. A few weeks when she got into the pain management through hypnosis, & she found a small group with similar issues on painkillers, mom is doing OK. it’s been over five months now that she’s off vicodin, and living very well, happy & free of “addiction”.I suggest to the dad who called that he take her daughter to the nearest or most accessible hypnotherapist in their city or state. It will pay off!!!

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