Addiction & Sobriety

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Are you battling an addiction? Are you currently in recovery? You’re not alone. ♥️

For everyone in recovery, please reach out and stay in touch with your people. Isolation is a killer.

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I’ve found online AA meetings, but I’m struggling with drug cravings. Anyone know of online NA meetings? thanks!

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How is everyone doing? Find any good meetings on line?

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A couple of us analysts started a Facebook group, we’re hosting meetings, supporting our community, being of service virtually while coronavirus is going on. Can we claim volunteer hours for this!? :)

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For those of you in AA and who are practicing social distancing (which we all should be!), try to find a local Zoom meeting for your groups. It’s now more important than ever to stay connected. 🙏

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What do you do when you’re already on the precipice of a mental breakdown, doing as much as you can 11/day with 9 accounts because we’re down staff and your supervisor says: your permanence is lacking

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I’m drowning in work, which has made me drown in life...I’m drowning, please help

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Almost six months sober now and struggling a bit. Had a lot of thoughts today or ‘maybe I can drink again but just moderate it’. I think the thing I struggle most with is dating.

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Me, leaving the work happy hour after 30 minutes.

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My SO just left to pick up a quick item from Target and I calculated how quickly I could make it to the liquor store and back on my bike. Determined I’d be cutting it too close and am now angry and

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Constantly sneezing and have runny nose in the office because of opiate withdrawal. Any advice? I stay clean M-F and then kind of binge on weekends 😞

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What do y’all do for hobbies/fun/occupy your time while not using? (cont)

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Anyone in here open about being an alcoholic in recovery to work people (as opposed to just saying you don’t drink for health reasons)? I’ve been lying by omission about my sobriety at work... cont’d

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Heard this at an AA meeting tonight and wanted to share: “You’re either working on your recovery, or you’re working on your relapse.”

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How do you deal with a functional alcoholic parent who does not want to accept their addiction?

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Hi. I feel such a disconnect sometimes. My team is amazing and I’ve been on the same project for about a year. However, I’m never invited to work on PowerPoints and stuff over drinks.

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Was sober for 9 mos in 2017-2018. It was hard but I felt so good about myself. Been drinking since then and had a couple of scary blackouts recently on nights that I was driving. (Cont)

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Has anyone tried using Kratom to help with an addiction to opiates? Does Kratom itself get addictive if you start using it for a while?

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He was doing so well.. One month sober. Did rehab a few mths back. Few relapses but one that landed in the hospital. This time felt different. Yesterday he relapsed and ended up at a strip club.

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