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Sophie's Story

Kia ora,

I live with my partner and I am struggling with his alcohol and meth addiction. The mood swings and all that comes with it can make it hard to live a normal life. I resonate with the video when it was said that the others in the house will visit doctors a lot and have high stress levels. My partner does not seem to think his addiction is an issue. I make excuses for his actions and hide what is truly going on.

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Oct 04, 2021

Hi Sophie, if you haven't already, I strongly advise you pick up the phone and call the alcohol drug helpline. I did this a couple of months ago because of my husband. I didn't have a plan of what to say, I just wanted to gain more insight about my husband’s P use. The person on the phone was amazing and passed my details on to the specialist meth team, who call me weekly and we just talk. They know so much about meth and have helped me be able to interpret his behaviour better, it has just made everything a lot clearer for me. I think I was a bit lost to his behaviour because I had become so…

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