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Posts by Icarus Trust

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Cocaine by

Hi, So sorry to read what a difficult time you're having coping with your partner's behaviour towards you due to his addiction. You are obviously a very strong person and taking action through your lawyer to move on. If you would like some more support for yourself please contact us at The Icarus Trust. We are a charity that supports people going through what you are.. We know how difficult this is and have trained and experienced people you could talk with if you think that would help. You can contact Icarus Trust on help@icarustrust.org or visit our website www.icarustrst.org all the best to you.

by B8988

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Feeling so alone by

Hi Joemily, Sorry to read your post and sorry to read that you are struggling with your boyfriend's coke habit, without people around you to help. I'm glad you're talking to Danman - he's really supportive and has good advice for your boyfriend, but if you want any more help for yourself, please contact us at The Icarus Trust. We are a charity supporting people like yourself dealing with a family member's addiction. We have trained people you could talk with that might help you.They would understand what you are dealing with and could also put you in touch with other help that is available. You can contact The Icarus Trust on help@icarustrust.org or visit our website www.icarustrust.org I hope this helps.

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stuck in a rut by

Hi, Thanks for sharing your story. This must be very hard for you emotionally and it's not surprising that you are suffering from anxiety. May be you would like to talk through some of the issues you are facing with someone who would listen, understand and would help you to find a way forward. If you contact The Icarus Trust, a charity that offers support to people going through what you are going through, I can put you in touch with one of our trained people that you could talk with. You can contact The Icarus Trust on help@icarustrust.org or visit our website www.icarustrust.org All the best to you.

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How to help a coke addict? by

Hi Hopeful, So sorry to read your post. You sound really really supportive to your boyfriend but Danman's right he's really got to want to get help before he will be able to. However, if you would like support for yourself , The Icarus Trust, a charity supporting people dealing with the addiction of family members, provides experienced trained people, who would listen to you and understand. This might help you. You can contact The Icarus Trust on help@icarustrust.org or visit our website www.icarustrust.org All the best to you and your bofriend.

Don’t know what to do for the best by

Hi Onmyown, Thanks for sharing your story. It's sad but true that your husband won't be able to get help until he realises that he needs it, but there is help available for you if you would like some support. I work for a charity called The Icarus Trust. We offer help to people who are dealing with a family member's addiction because we know how hard that is. If you contact us I can put you in touch with one of our experienced trained people . They are good listeners and talking with one of them might help you to understand what is happening, and what other support is available. You can contact The Icarus Trust on help@icarustrust.org or visit our website www.icarustrust.org Good luck I hope this helps.

by MCmed

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New to this by

Hi Coconut, I am so sad to read your post and to see what a horrible time you and your boys have been having. I'm so sorry that you are going through this alone and wanted to let you know about The Icarus Trust. We are a charity that helps people in similar situations to you and your family. We offer help to people dealing with the impact of a family member's addiction. We have trained people who are experienced in listening, would understand what you are going through, and offer support to help you find a way forward. You can contact The Icarus Trust on help@icarustrust.org or visit our website www.icarustrust.org Wishing you and your family all the best.

by Coconut

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