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Meth use

  • anonymous Asks ...

    If a friend says she only uses meth on weekends but she has lost a lot of weight is it likely that she is actually lying to me and she is actually using it everyday and is addicted to it. She is 5 foot 6 and she used to weigh about 140 pounds. I do not know what she weighs now but I think she has probably lost 20 pounds or more over the last 3 or 4 months.

  • Donna Hunter Says ...
    Donna Hunter

    I am not sure what your question is on your friend's meth use. Using meth at all is a problem. It is highly addictive and highly toxic. I have had several clients who spend years dealing with the after effects of meth use. I have seen individuals who have difficulty controlling their aggression towards themselves and others. The craving for meth after exposure can last for many years.

    Have you talked to your friend about your concerns for her? Sometimes we need to confront the denial an addict demonstrates to us. You see that she has lost a great deal of weight and relate that to meth use. Have you confronted her on her physical changes?

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