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Still fighting this opiate addiction

So I’ve been addicted off and on for 13 years. Been to rehab 4 times. I’m really tired of this life. I just lost another IT job because of pills. Missing days cause I’m in WDs. I’ll have Suboxone to help me with the WDs but every time I got paid I would go spend my whole check on pills. Like I don’t understand what clicks in my head. I’ll be fine for 2 weeks taking pieces of Suboxone then I get money in my hand and boom. But now I just spent my last check so can’t buy anymore pills. I do have a few subs to take for the WDs so I’m gonna try to ween my self down and off of those within a week or so. I’m just so dam tired of this life this is not the way we were meant to live.
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replied July 20th, 2019
Hello and welcome to EHF !

I went through your query and i understand your concern.I can understand your trouble. You need a good addiction medicine specialist and a good psychotherapist to help you with cognitive behavioural therapies and other rehabs.

Take care
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