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Tired

Posted by mummyd on 18 July 2016.

I am so tired and weary. My child has been on and off heroin for the last 12 years. Recently has been using daily again but is now seeking help (again!). I just don't know where to go from here. Sometimes I just want to walk away, but how can I leave, I may be the only friend they have. I somehow blame myself (although told time and time again it is not) and as I write this just want to collapse into a heap and cry forever.

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Icarus Trust
19 Jul 2016

I feel so sad for you. Please believe that it is not your fault. Addicts make their own decisions but their family and friends have to live with the impact which is really difficult. 
The Icarus Trust is a charity that is there to support people like yourself who are dealing with addiction in their family. We have 'Family Friends' who are experienced trained volunteers that you could talk with if you get in touch. This is a free service and it may help you to talk with someone who understands what you are going through.
You can contact us on help@icarustrust.org or visit the website www.icarustrust.org
I hope that you will make contact and get some support for yourself. Good luck!

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