Losing Someone to Drug Overdose

Information

Losing Someone to Drug Overdose

If you've lost someone you loved due to them overdosing on drugs, let's talk about it here.

Members: 33
Latest Activity: Jun 14

Discussion Forum

Lost My Best Friend to Heroin..

About 2 months ago I lost my best friend to an accidental overdose. It was by far the worst day of my life. I was next door when his ex girlfriend called my phone from his. She had went to hang out…Continue

Tags: young, overdose, od, friend

Started by Leah Turpin May 29.

loosing everything in a blink of an eye 1 Reply

Nearly two months ago, I lost my fiancée to heroine overdose. We had a marriage in every sense of the word but legally. Now.....Now he's gone. Idk how to get up in the morning. Idk how to live…Continue

Started by Snickle_8. Last reply by Emily W Apr 28.

Sister shattered 2 Replies

I am the oldest of 4 children of my mother. I was present for my brothers first breathe in this world and I am on my way, in a plane, to say goodbye to him. We are 16 years apart, which is almost a…Continue

Started by Shannon van de Poel. Last reply by Shannon van de Poel Feb 18.

Any one who can help 4 Replies

I am a mother who has lost her 28 yr old son to a accidental drug overdose, it will be 10 months on 4/18/13 the pain is unbearable is there anyone who can helpContinue

Started by Patty l Palmer. Last reply by Sharon Feb 14.

Comment Wall

Comment

You need to be a member of Losing Someone to Drug Overdose to add comments!

Comment by Keturah Turner a.k.a Kat on March 18, 2015 at 1:29pm
In September of 2014 we lost my only baby brother to dusting:( he was 29 a father of 2 sweet girls ages 6 and 4. He hid it so well none of the family knew about it until 1 week before he passed. We tried to get him help but on the night of his first apt. He never made it, because he dissapeared. We hunted and searched days for him and finally after being missing for 3 days they found him in his van with 25-30 cans of dust off empty and he had suffered a massive heart attack:( I thought after the funeral I would have some closure, but no. It's all still so surreal and he's been gone for 5 months now. We don't have all the answers and I'm so sad! It's affecting my marriage, my husband doesn't understand how I feel. This is so tough and I just am curious how does one cope with this? I will never accept it. I feel stupid too cause I didn't even know dust off was a drug:(
Comment by Monique Angelich on February 11, 2015 at 2:03pm

My healthy, beautiful, hard working 23 year old son died from a bad mix of party medications. He partied too hard, is perhaps how you would say it.  I haven't gotten the report yet, and I am afraid of what it will say.

We were close in spurts. This wasn't one of those spurts. I hadn't seen him in a long while. I am in denial, and will stay that way. :)

Comment by Diane Gail on December 27, 2014 at 2:33am
I lost my husband to an overdose of Tylenol 3 on November 20 2014. He had many physical as well as depression and anxiety. I wish I could have saved him. He was my everything
Comment by Snickle_8 on September 23, 2014 at 10:05am
I lost my husband to an accidental drug over dose on July 26 2014. I can't stop thinking about him. I miss him so much! The pain is overwhelming and unbearable.
Comment by Kerrie on September 22, 2014 at 3:50pm
I lost my husband to a qeutiapine overdose 2 1/2 months ago. I'm trying to understand the WHY and spend most of my time looking for answers that I will probably never find.
Comment by Chelsey on September 19, 2014 at 12:05am
I lost my mother to a drug overdose a little over a month ago and I am having a very difficult time dealing with her losd
Comment by Deborah Horn on August 26, 2014 at 9:47am

I lost my soul mate, my partner of 15 years, Bill, to a heroin overdose, on the fourth of July 2014. 

Comment by Carolynn Michelle Streater. on June 2, 2014 at 5:33am
I lost my mother to a overdose over a year ago. My hearts broken. I had always knew she had been on pain killers but I didn't know she was on she was on hard drugs althought I knew she smoked. When I was a kid I would beg her to quit smoking because I was afraid she would die but she never did. Anyway the last 5 years of her life I started to get a feeling she had a problem because she was losing her mind. Making up story's that were realy to her but I knew couldn't be true. Also I stay the night a her and she go though withdrew big time and would be begging to god that she didn't want to die but to please stop the pain. Anyway a few weaks after she dead I found out there were a few cause of death. She had a weak heart, over whaight and a overdose of painkillers and myth. Now that she's gone I found not only has she been on drugs almost my whole life but the drugs made her do some bad things. Like when I was 8 but my dad left my mom because she wouldn't get clean so to get back at him she told cops that my dad was hurting me and doing bad things to me. I don't remember this story my aunt just told me. I can't Belive my mom would do that. My dad would never ever hurt me. Sometimes I wonder if I ever realy knew her and yet I still wish I could have my mom back. I feel so lost , confused and depressed. Also add the fact that my moms family is to mad at her to have a memoral and it's been over a year. So I have her ashes in my room. I'm sorry for the long post I just needed to get it out.
Comment by Bonnie Jacobs on May 3, 2013 at 4:07pm

Sara is gone now.

Comment by Shelly Moore on April 1, 2013 at 4:25pm

Hi Laura. I am so sorry to hear about your nephew. I recently lost my 24 year-old son in October, due to an accidental drug overdose - heroine. He had made so much progress over the last few years with his addiction issues, so his death came as quite a shock. He was my only child and I am completely devastated. It's tragic that drugs have killed so many young people in this country.

 

Members (33)

 
 
 

Groups

Latest Activity

John T. commented on Jon-Paul Ackerman's group Lost My Spouse...
"9 months this coming weekend.  A holiday weekend, of course.  Even now, as I walked around the cemetery today and found a place of burial, I keep thinking this is all a terrible mistake.  Or a dream from which I will awaken and run to…"
30 minutes ago
Jean commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"Nacy Dynes, I understand about your not being able to listen to music. My mother passed almost 2.5 years ago and was a librarian. I still cannot pick up and finish a book. We were reading books by the pound after she retired at age 77. She passed 3…"
52 minutes ago
Jeni commented on Jon-Paul Ackerman's group Lost My Spouse...
"To TildyC I always read your posts and I feel your pain. The journey is a very personal and painful one and I know I have been there and I go there everyday. At times the darkness shrouds one and the light appears that it will never shine through.…"
52 minutes ago
Erin updated their profile
1 hour ago
Steve Suehiro commented on Jon-Paul Ackerman's group Lost My Spouse...
"It's been close to 11 months for me and I still have not interred my wife. I will when I am ready and not a moment sooner- anyone who has a problem with it can mins their own business"
1 hour ago
Steve Suehiro commented on Jon-Paul Ackerman's group Lost My Spouse...
"John do not let anyone rush you through this- grief is always personal and unique and most often people have no clear understanding that we are doing what we need to do to cope."
1 hour ago
Erin left a comment for Tildyc
"I feel a lot the way you do. I miss my Sean more than I can stand. July 4th was his favorite holiday. I think I will just stay in my corner in my room because I will not be good company for anyone. I only want him back. I don't want to live…"
1 hour ago
John T. commented on Jon-Paul Ackerman's group Lost My Spouse...
"The woman in the cemetery office asked me how many people would attend the internment.  I told her it would just be me.  She wasn't surprised and said many times these are  private when they take place a few months after the…"
2 hours ago
Dianne M. commented on Jon-Paul Ackerman's group Lost My Spouse...
"Tildy I get that. My husbands sister, niece and kids wanted to come for a visit. His sister kind of announced that they were coming and I didn't say anything at first but the more I thought about it the more depressed I became and started back…"
2 hours ago
Tildyc commented on Jon-Paul Ackerman's group Lost My Spouse...
"My Mark's nephew blew into town last Saturday. He was in town for only 8 hrs to off load their fish, refuel and then back out again. I hadn't seen him since Mark's passing in Feb. When he walked through my door and said "Hi…"
2 hours ago
Steve Suehiro commented on Jon-Paul Ackerman's group Lost My Spouse...
"good to hear John- remember as I do: the only way out is through"
4 hours ago
John T. commented on Jon-Paul Ackerman's group Lost My Spouse...
"Thanks so much, Steve.  I called the mortuary and they cleared everything up for me.  That's one less thing to worry about.  "
4 hours ago
Steve Suehiro replied to Erin's discussion I will never be the same in the group Lost My Spouse...
"Sorry to hear that you experienced this too Kia.   I lost my wife unexpectedly August 8, 2014.  It's been a difficult time since then and even now a little short of 11 months after she died I still struggle with intense feelings…"
6 hours ago
Steve Suehiro commented on Jon-Paul Ackerman's group Lost My Spouse...
"John T.-   As a funeral director in California, I know that Diane could not have been cremated without a disposition permit being issued.  Did you tell the mortuary that you intention was to have Diane cremated and her cremated…"
6 hours ago
John T. commented on Jon-Paul Ackerman's group Lost My Spouse...
"I just returned from the Mission San Luis Rey cemetery where I finally bought a plot to inter the ashes.  Someday, I my ashes will rest there as well.  The experience was unreal, like I was walking in a fog.  I chose a place near a…"
7 hours ago
JO B alexio posted a photo

BlackSabbathHeavenAndHell

my dad wud of laft it ths pic i got off footo imge he wud of
7 hours ago
JO B alexio commented on JO B alexio's group dreams
" igt ths 1 off emal i got"
7 hours ago
JO B alexio replied to JO B alexio's discussion mad at god
" ill endd up in hell coz of mt rtn stink lot 2 mush loss 2 musd thngs i feal lk im bean punshd 4 wot i ask "
7 hours ago
kathleen akin posted a status
"The Drs recommend Rocky go off chemo and talk to hospice. I'm falling apart. He's not ready to go. I'm not ready. He's planting me flowers."
7 hours ago
JO B alexio replied to JO B alexio's discussion mad at god
" iv dun in non stp u cud say wen i saw ths footo on img sit i had lol bt i did evn thy hav bad habitss 2  i thng iv sunk evrt bote coz of so mush loss u cud say "
7 hours ago

© 2015   Created by Diana Y.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service