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"Drug of Choice"
Posted: Feb 6, 2010 7:47 PM
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I read Beautiful Boy and then Tweak and found both books to be written amazingly honest.

We tend to hear the term "drug of choice" frequently when discussing addiction, and I was shocked that Nic spoke so candidly of all the various drugs he used.

I am curious as to whether this is common in addicts.

I am the mother of a 19 year old who went to residential addiction treatment 3 different times before his 18th birthday. He also spet 10 days in a psychiatric unit in a hospital for evaluation because he overdosed 4 times in 2 years.

He is clean right now, and I pray he can stay clean.

Alanon has been my Saving Grace.


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Re: "Drug of Choice"
Posted: Feb 8, 2010 9:19 PM
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I think it depends on the addict and your relationship with/too them. One of my sons tells me everything the other tells me nothing. My brothers are the same way.

I try to be open and honest with my kids and I TRY not to be judgemental but sometimes my mouth hits the ground and I can't help it.....

Its really all about communication.

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