This pain is worse than hunger

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Kevin Jo­hans­son West­ern Cape There is no one solution but one has to go to the roots and not the symp­toms. The roots are dys­func­tional fam­i­lies. We are look­ing at ad­dress­ing this in a new way here in a cer­tain trial area. Ask­ing new ques­tions. Tho­lakele KwaZulu-Natal Prom­i­nent peo­ple sell drugs. Start with the deal­ers. if no one is sell­ing drugs our chil­dren will be safe. James via SMS I am a re­cov­er­ing heroin ad­dict. Clean for 17 years. Few peo­ple re­alise that with­drawal from heroin (one of the ad­dic­tive in­gre­di­ents in nyaope) in­cludes ag­o­nis­ing pain to the or­gans, end­less vom­it­ing, sleep­less­ness, de­pres­sion, un­con­trol­lable di­ar­rhoea and ex­cru­ci­at­ing pain to all joints as well as weak­ness so se­vere that the af­fected per­son is in­ca­pable of stand­ing up. Fear of these loom­ing with­drawal symp­toms will drive any ad­dict to do what­ever it takes to get a fix, in­clud­ing as­sault and pos­si­bly mur­der. Depend­ing on the sever­ity of the drug use, the time frame of the ad­dict’s need to get an­other fix varies. Mine was only a cou­ple of hours.

To come off the drug, I had to be held down for seven days while I shat my pants and puked all over my­self. Af­ter that I was con­fined to a re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion fa­cil­ity for two months while I de­cided whether I wanted to live drug-free or re­turn to the old life and die. So to help you un­der­stand the plight of Se­hu­rut­she and thou­sands of other ad­dicts, he can­not come off the drug with­out as­sis­tance. He has lost the abil­ity to con­trol his life and will surely die with­out in­ter­ven­tion. We have failed him.

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