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help trying to detox

i am on my first day of detoxing from heroin. i took 4mg of suboxone about 5 hours ago, i still felt a little uneasy so i finally took a hit of heroin. will it mess everything up and will it be like i never took the sub? i felt much better after taking the hit but was that pointless and im going to have to go thru the same withdrawls i did earlier?
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Wow...I've heard heroin is a monster....

Im glad your on the forum. we're here to support you. no judging. just addicts helping addicts...have you thought about getting professional help? heroin is hard to detoxing from. and 99% of the people need help medically...i don't know about mixing subs with heroin...but yes you set yourself back. please tell me how long and how much your using? what is your plan of action for getting clean? do you go to meetings? i had a bad oxy habit and must detox was h.e.l.l.  took me along time to get better...about two weeks. just my detox Thu.do you have help? a support system? were here for you.
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hi,changing over from heroin to subs is a little difficult you will have some W/D to go through(im 2 years clean from heroin using a subutex maintance program) the suboxone will have blocked some of the effects of the heroin ,so you may have not got as high as you would normally?if you do plan on taking another suboxone wait until you are in W/D or you may feel a little flu like etc..the first few days of changing over is a bit rough but you should be through the worst of it by day 3,please give it a go its worth it!!like bama said aftercare is a big part of staying clean .
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I have always heard if you mix suboxone with methadone it will send you into immediate withdrawls...I have never done heroin ( that's the only thing I haven't done ) but I had a major addiction to oxy's and I hear they are similar....I had to go into a methadone clinic to really get off of em.....but, if you choose that ...don't do like I did and substitute one drug with another and now 7 yrs. later here I am having to go into a medical detox to get off the methadone....that's an idea...do you have any kind of medical detox place where you live ( i'm sure you do it's just a matter of finding it ) I found one that's free for people with no insurance....Good luck !!!! I too am here if you need anyone to talk to.....
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readytobefree is dead right try and do a sub detox then be drug free,cos the subs are addictive too.good luck
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Big difference between heroin and pain pills. I had both addictions one time being 5 years on 500mg oxy per day and then 2 years on 2 gram IV heroin a day. The smack was 10x harder to kick imo. Took a whole new approach and the wd made the the others look like nothing. You are talking about an addiction alone to the needles, the process of preparing a shot, the rush of iving. Even a person who snorts dope imo will get off much easier than one who ivs. Once I started to IV it was game over for me
I thought i was literally going to die during withdrawal I was at a non medical rehab doing cold Turkey this place did not even.allow advil or immodium. Took 9-10 days before I slept my first hour. I also came off Xanax the same time.  I had been.told over the phone I would be weened down.from it and when i got there nope it was cold Turkey there was no weening. I saw many ppl having seizures. It was a terrible experience while I was myself in a hell I can not describe. I hear of all these nice rehabs I was in a locked room with nothing in it but a bed. Was not allowed tv, magazines, music, sugar or caffeine. Just vitamins. And they gave me.over 100 a day. Not kidding you can look it up there's been over 25 deaths at all the facilities. The rehab centers are called Narconon. I found them by calling a quit heroin hotline
Said was best in country I dropped 31k on it. Worst experinec of my life. But, but...I stayed. I got clean. I'm 61 days today. And when.i got out I sued them/ well ne'er went to court. They sent me most of my money back. I had seen things that i could have shut them.down with (sexual harassment) sex with staff, staff using and selling drugs, people trickled into thinking they would be medically detoxed. Saw many alcoholics home.off.cold.turkey and benzos addicts and they were too sick to leave.once u got there and realized they'd been lied too
Plus u didn't have a phone.and were.locked in.a withdrawal area. And lastly ur 70 miles from the nearest gas station in Oklahoma! Middle of nowhere! Has anyone else heard of this place? It's owned by church of Scientology. They preached it on.me.everyday. I told them I am Christian if you try to transform me or bother.with that shot while I'm sick id kill em. They backed off. I was serious. Lol
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How you doing did.you start again? You can.do it man trust me if I came anybody can. When your ready let me know I'll pm you and give you a few pointers.
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