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bratcatinok Donating Member (786 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-24-04 11:49 AM
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10. Ruh roh!
You can't get him to do anything. See my other post to you about NarAnon. It will help you understand what you can do, what your responsibility in all this is and will also teach you about the addict and the addiction. Lots of your questions will be answered.
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  -My little brother is getting out of detox today, any advice? russian33  Sep-24-04 11:12 AM   #0 
  - Love him, but be a hard ass...  YellowRubberDuckie   Sep-24-04 11:13 AM   #1 
  - No advice, no experience at all in that .. but,  auntAgonist   Sep-24-04 11:14 AM   #2 
  - Are there people in some other part of the state  prolesunited   Sep-24-04 11:18 AM   #3 
  - That's what I'm trying to get him to do  russian33   Sep-24-04 11:32 AM   # 
     - Well, it doesn't sound  prolesunited   Sep-24-04 11:37 AM   #7 
     - NarAnon website for New York  bratcatinok   Sep-24-04 11:45 AM   #9 
     - Thanks bratcatinok and everyone else...  russian33   Sep-24-04 11:54 AM   #11 
        - No, I didn't know that!  bratcatinok   Sep-24-04 12:12 PM   #13 
     - Ruh roh!  bratcatinok   Sep-24-04 11:49 AM   #10 
  - Get yourself a Nar-Anon meeting ASAP  LiberalEsto   Sep-24-04 11:22 AM   #4 
  - tough shit to kick  rchsod   Sep-24-04 11:24 AM   #5 
  -  MOLNIBXB   Sep-24-04 11:32 AM   #6 
  - I agree. Get him to NA immediately!  ocean girl   Sep-24-04 12:17 PM   #14 
  - Keep him away from former "friends"  skygazer   Sep-24-04 11:38 AM   #8 
  - Here's to you.  ThomCat   Sep-24-04 04:21 PM   #26 
     - Thanks ThomCat!  skygazer   Sep-24-04 05:49 PM   #30 
  - Find somebody qualified in EEG biofeedback  Jackpine Radical   Sep-24-04 11:58 AM   #12 
  - It's cliche but true  freddie57   Sep-24-04 12:46 PM   #15 
  - that's the plan  russian33   Sep-24-04 01:33 PM   #21 
  - Move out of the Neighborhood and Over to Ohio!!!  Irishladdie   Sep-24-04 12:48 PM   #16 
  - yeah, I supposed an extra Dem in CT or NY doesn't really matter..  russian33   Sep-24-04 01:31 PM   #20 
  - keep him away from his "friends" and associates  notadmblnd   Sep-24-04 01:12 PM   #17 
  - Make sure he knows where the NA meetings are, and gets a good sponsor  noonwitch   Sep-24-04 01:18 PM   #18 
  - Work the steps, get a sponsor, get a homegroup, go to meetings.  janesez   Sep-24-04 01:19 PM   #19 
  - Well, this is cruel, but never-ever let him out of your sight  molly   Sep-24-04 01:35 PM   #22 
  - No offense, but this won't work.  janesez   Sep-24-04 01:36 PM   #23 
  - I agree totally--everyone needs to feel useful and needed  Senior citizen   Sep-24-04 03:59 PM   #24 
     - The physiology of success  Senior citizen   Sep-24-04 05:07 PM   #27 
  - Get him into rehab as fast as possible  underpants   Sep-24-04 04:01 PM   #25 
  - Everyone is so different...  sjbech   Sep-24-04 05:34 PM   #28 
  - yes, I agree with the above poster also...  Heyo   Sep-24-04 05:49 PM   #31 
  - Treat the lifestyle, not the addict  Senior citizen   Sep-24-04 07:20 PM   #32 
  - A one week detox...  Heyo   Sep-24-04 05:47 PM   #29 
  - Keep him busy with work. Get him a hardass sponsor. Keep him away from  henslee   Sep-24-04 07:38 PM   #33 

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