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AskanAddict.com is intended to provide addiction support and advice in a non-judgmental way so that the addict or anyone else that's been affected by an addict will know there are many who understand and eliminate the feeling of being alone. Ask an Addict knows it may be hard to talk with family and friends as many times they just don’t understand. Many have fractured those important relationships in life during active addiction. When it comes to seeking information, likeness, and establishing a strong recovery program who better to ask then someone who has been there! At Ask an Addict we listen and learn, together. Whether your an addict, a recovering addict or have been affected by an addict, we all have that common denominator of addiction.

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My daughter is in jail, she said she relapsed and also made up a lie to police about why they drove a man away from a store after he had stole some stuff.  She and her bf didnt go in store.  Long story, judge lowered bail to $5000, and i still will not bail her out, she goes to court again Aug. 1.  She is crying, etc.  She has already lost custody of her kids, lost their home and found no job, since being with this bf last 7 yrs.  Its hard to keep her there, but I feel thats where she will realize not to keep on this path.  Looking for anyone who may have dealt with this.  Thanks

Posted: 07/20/2016 4:47 PM

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ny AD is continuing to use. She had seven months sobriety from rehab and a six month residential program. It was so lovely to have her back. No long after discharge, she returned to occasional use, which quickly spiraled. My husband and I face the unfortunate task of telling her to leave. She will be on the street again. Sigh

Posted: 06/26/2016 3:24 AM

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