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What is the waiting list generally like for detox?

I need help with my pot addiction. I have tried to withdrawal at home multiple times with no luck. Before I go and see a cousnellour to see if they can get me into detox I guess I just wanted to know approximately how long I’ll have to wait because if I have to see a counsellor for 6 months before I get in I don’t really think it’s woryh it
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Alcohol Addiction ruining us

Ever since my partner started the night shift, he started drinking every night (maybe to cope with tiredness). However, it's slowly becoming an addiction. He's not being his normal self and it's ruining our relationship. What do I do with this? Do I bring him to a counselor as soon as possible? Or do I have to talk to him first? Thank you!
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What do to do about my pot addiction?

Ok, so I have DID which makes things very complicated but regardless at this point I think pretty much every part of me loves pot in some way shape or form and I can no longer even go more than 2 days straight without it.

Anyway, it's a huge problem. I lost a really good friend, other friends are on my case, I have to hide it from my family, and plenty of other reasons ...
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New here

Well, I guess that I'm qualified to post on multiple forums. I have had alcohol issues all of my adult life. I don't drink everyday, and actually drink less than I used to, but I know that it aggravates my anxiety and depression,often to the point that I am nearly suicidal. I lost my best friend of forty years to suicide this year. He didn't have substance issues, though the best way to honor his ...
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Voluntarily commmiting myself

I’ve experienced a major change in my life and have been very depressed and suicidal. I did cocaine because of it. Mind you I’m not and addict and haven’t done it since high school. Tomorrow in voluntarily commuting myself to a mental hospital. What will happen when they drug test me?
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Ongoing issues with alcohol

Hello,

I am wondering if anyone can help. A relative of mine has alcohol problems. The ongoing problems has led to liver problems. Over the past 6 months, they have been admitted to hospital around 4 times (with stomach problems etc).

They are not actively seeking help and when we speak to them, they are oblivious to what we are saying and seem to have a blank expression on their face (as though they are ...
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Alternatives for Stimulant medication addiction

I used to be addicted to stimulant medication i took for ADHD. I took Ritalin for 4 years through my education, and believe I became heavily addicted. I had to stop taking it because I got sick and now I cannot get access to it as it may trigger mania or is liable to abuse. I display ADHD symptoms and was diagnosed with it originally before it was updated to Bipolar. I still believe I ...
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Worried about Xanax withdrawals

Hey everyone, I've been dealing with panic attacks and severe anxiety especially these past few months. An ER doc prescribed me 1 mg of Xanax to take as needed. I've had the pills since early October, and I have been using them intermittently. This past week, however, I've used them once a day for about 6-7 days. I was wondering if I am at risk of being dependent or facing withdrawals if I were to ...
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Drugs abuse and mania trigger warning.

I have bipolar 1 and bpd I'm also a ex drug addict injecting amphetamine and smoking crack together which was a very dangerous game to play. But back then I was manic and life was a game I don't know how it happened but I had a two year manic episode I believe as I was flat out injecting amphetamine and smoking crack two weeks on three days on a comedown that the drugs enabled ...
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Blackouts and odd bahavior.

Hello hello this is my first post here. Hoping someone can offer some insight beyond the obvious. In my mid-thirties, been getting treatment for depression, anxiety and avoidant personality disorder for the better part of ten years. Right now I'm on velafaxine xr and clonal exam 1mg up to 3 a day. I've been on clonazepam for the bulk of the time. I would consider myself to be a moderate drinker, perhaps on the higher ...
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