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When a loved one is addicted to opiates

April 19, 2017


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Clare Waismann
April 20, 2017

The best part of the article is the reference to human connection. It is so important to any form of healing to be able to emotionally connect. People want to be heard , they need to feel understood and not judged. There is such pain and distress in these situations that any pleasant feeling is welcome.

Peter Grinspoon, MD
April 20, 2017

I couldn’t agree more!

Dr Liam Farrell
April 19, 2017

“We suffer alone, but we recover together.” I’m an ex-family doctor, and those words are so true. I remember my addiction too well, how isolated and lonely I became

Peter Grinspoon, MD
April 20, 2017

Thanks for sharing that link! Congrats on your recovery.

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