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Helping a Friend - November 4th 2009, 01:01 AM

A couple days ago one of my friends came up to me and asked me to help her quit doing drugs and drinking. She is a really sweet girl and she is one of the nicest girls you will ever meet. I really want to help her but honestly I can't even help myself with my own issues (not substance issues). I am trained to tell but I think if I tell she will get worse. I think her mom knows about it because she tells me how many days she has been grounded for coming home high and drunk. Like I said I really want to help her. Is there any way I can help her without telling. If it comes down to it I rather loose a friend than have her dead if you know what I mean. Thank you so much. Meg.


   
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Re: Helping a Friend - November 4th 2009, 04:53 PM

Oh, that can be tough. I realize you care about her and she's a good friend. I think your best bet would be to tell. She needs to stop, it could hurt her! Good luck.



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