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Unread 10-28-2016, 01:57 PM   #2
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Hi dontbotherme, welcome. It appears that those family members may not understand addiction. Maybe this link will help - even though buprenorphine is the medication, it can be swapped out with methadone:

Is buprenorphine treatment just trading one addiction for another?

This is another good link explaining what addiction is:

If you were addicted to methadone, you would be displaying addictive behavior - uncontrollable, compulsive behavior despite negative consequences. Obviously that is not the case since you regained custody of your children!

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