Losing Someone to Drug Overdose

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Losing Someone to Drug Overdose

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

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loosing everything in a blink of an eye

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 Sep 23, 2014.

My son died of a drug overdose.

I had no idea he used. He was 28 and had just gotten his PhD. It took 5 months to get the toxicology report and learn just exactly what he had done. The condition of his heart revealed that he had…Continue

Started by Amy B. Jan 9, 2014.

Feeling like it's my fault 4 Replies

I lost my best friend, Sean, to an accidental overdose on April 9th, 2013. I found him on April 13th. He had just been in the hospital for tension headaches and depression. He had to go to a…Continue

Started by Lisa Croatt. Last reply by Lisa Croatt Jun 3, 2013.

Any one who can help 3 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 Bonnie Jacobs Apr 20, 2013.

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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.

Comment by Laura Rozier on June 24, 2012 at 7:29pm

I lost my nephew to a drug overdose a week ago and I'm shattered, as are of course his family and friends.  I knew he was using but didn't know it would go this far.  I have since learned that addicts really have little ability to kick the habit with meth/heroine/oxycontin -- they are too addictive and the person needs to get into a short or long-term detox rehab center to get clean.  But you can't force them to since they are adults, and since they are addicts they think they can handle the drugs without consequences.  Such a waste of a young life, an amazing guy who gave so much to others, but was searching for something to fill a void in his life and so he turned to meth, and just recently heroin, which is probably what killed him.

 

 

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