While searching the exchanges, I found others, like me, with exchanges on the problem of substance abuse. I started Recovery Inc. on WebMd as an invitation only exchange for serious discussions on recovering from addictions and compulsions. Quitting is the first stage of recovery. Relapse happens. On this exchange, a Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor with 23 years of personal experience will communicate with you for advanced assistance and a community. For private assistance beyond messages, call 602-670-2023 or write firstname.lastname@example.org. You are invited. And you are welcome to invite others. Let's get to know each other and observe true community. It's part of recovery.
I am ready and willing and need support. I am quitting nicotine which can be one of the deadliest addictions. It is almost funny that there are no 12 step groups out there for cigarettes. I know I would feel dumb showing up to a meeting and saying my name is Robert and I am a addicted to cigarettes.
Hi...It is time for me to quit too. I haven't set a date to stop yet but I will do it, I HAVE TO!!! Last Wednesday I was to my Dr. and she put me on an inhaler and ordered a chest -ray. What a wake-up call!! I've tried the patch and I'm allergic to it...I've tried chantix...the first pill made me really mental!! That was so scary, the rest were thrown out. I can't chew the gum because of dentures that it sticks to. So I am doing it with the help of hard candy which I will have plenty of and crocheting which I plan to take up to keep my hands busy.
I need the help of friends here as I have no family and am alone most of the time. Please help, I want to do it....I'm scared though cause I do enjoy it....I Know I have to for my heallth and for the money I will save....therefore I WILL do it.
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