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    Friend’s Occasional Use Of OxyContin Has Turned Into Long-Term Abuse

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    Friend’s Occasional Use Of OxyContin Has Turned Into Long-Term Abuse

    Caller: 27-year old man calling on behalf of his friend

    Problem: OxyContin addiction

    Seeking: Drug recovery program that will work with his insurance

    Reason(s): The caller states that there was no real reason for his friend to try OxyContin, he did not suffer an injury, nor did he even pretend to be injured. The caller states, “It was one of those things where he heard a lot of people talk about it, and he just decided that he was going to try it. He is funny like that, he will experiment with just about everything once, but honestly, I have seen him do lines of coke before throughout the weekend and never touch the stuff again.” However, according to the caller, the use of OxyContin was different. He stated, “It was different when he took those OxyContin pills, he started talking about how relaxing it was and how it would make him feel better after work. Well, eventually he decided that taking them during work would not be such a bad thing either. Until he got caught sleeping on the job and was sent home.” The caller said that both him and his friend did some research on OxyContin addiction and understand that it is not something that can be resolved overnight. The caller stated, “He understands that he might lose his job if he continues to use and he is also feeling the effect financially. Buying OxyContin at market price is not cheap.” The caller’s friend has expressed interest in finding a drug recovery program that works with his insurance.

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    2 Responses to “Friend’s Occasional Use Of OxyContin Has Turned Into Long-Term Abuse”

    1. tell ur friend’s parents about the problem b4 it gets worse. he must be helped cuz these addicts often end up doing crimes, horrible acts & mindless decisions juz to get the drug. if u’re a friend, help out right away. dont w8 up for tragic events to happen. by that time, ur friend wud be too sick, deep in2 addiction & might appear like someone why duznt even care that you care! take it from me. lost a friend cuz i wanted to mind my own business.

    2. Oh well. We have here another case of abusing and/misusing drugs. Kids these days! Parents these days! From where I came from, alcohol was a beer on Friday with uncles while playing pool. Today, it’s about getting them in gummy bears with fellow teens they meet on Facebook! These days, pot comes in so many forms, even fake and from South America choices! In our times, it was just marijuana … and if you smoked it, you would be going to hell. Of course, we knew less and realy got scared of ending up in eternal fire. But that’s what hopeless addicts get into, right? Hell? Back in our days, our neighbors would tell our parents if we misbehaved or left the lights on or made too much noise. Now if you report domestic violence, it becomes all about minding your own business. And if parents these days reprimanded their kids or stuff like that, they’d get reported to child welfare, even cuffed. WTH!!! Aren’t we existing FOR OTHERS anymore?

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