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Michael W. Adamowicz, LICSW Updated: Sep 23rd 2010

Some time ago, I sent a text message to someone I know. I casually asked where they’d been because I hadn’t heard from them in a while.

In response, I got a string of messages. Each new paragraph starts a new text message. They are posted below. The only changes that I made were to correct the spelling and to remove a few words that could identify aspects of the person and their drug of choice.

While I have this person’s verbal permission to post the messages, I think the theme is universal to drug addiction. Therefore, the message is best left gender neutral and anonymous.

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Me: Hey, where you been? Haven’t heard from you in forever.

Them: Cuz I dont feel like talking. Cuz I’m going no where in life and if I feel like shutting my phone off and locking myself in my house and even hiding my car cuz I don’t wanna talk, then I will.

It’s sad what drugs do. Because they’re so bad for you. And yet when you’re high, all your problems go away and you feel the weight of the world gone. Ok? When you’re not on drugs, all you ever can feel is the nasty, cold reality of the world…at your fingertips…on your shoulders. It’s sad because I will always want to get high.

Read in Full:  http://www.mentalhelp.net/poc/view_doc.php?type=doc&id=39649&cn=14



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