: Drugs, alcohol and mental health

Discuss the twin challenges of mental health and substance use

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Help please husband addiction to codeine

Hi

My husband has admitted after over 2yrs he is hooked on codeine he's 2 weeks clear but insomnia has started how can I help him through these dark days

replying to dog1234

Hi,

How are you and your husband getting on?

I have been a slave to this drug for around 5 years taking around 30 tabs a day.

I am 7 days clean now, cold turkey. maybe speak to the doctor and get some Zoplicone which should help - just half of one a night,.

replying to dog1234

Hi ,

Hope you and your husband are doing ok and things are looking a bit better for you. if you would like some support please contact us at Icarus Trust. we are a charity that supports people dealing with addiction in their family. we know how hard it is so we have trained and experienced Family Friends who you could speak with if you get in touch.

You can contact Icarus Trust on help@icarustrust.org or visit our website www.icarustrust.org

All the best.

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