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31 May 2004

drug addict
dear doc ,my fiancee is a drug addict and i dont know how to help him , he says wants to stop but he has no idea how to , what can i do to help him please
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CyberShrink
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Blombosch,
If he means what he says about wanting to stop, then it shouldn't be that hard except that he can't do it on his own. Contact SANCA, a national organization working with such problems, and get him checked into a proper program for assessment, detox, and the harder task of staying stopped. He can also ask or advice from his GP, or from any shrink.
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