Admitting that a loved one is addicted to morphine is a painful experience. You care very deeply about the person and want desperately to be wrong about your hunch that he or she is a morphine addict. It is important for you to be able to spot common paraphernalia associated with this kind of addiction.
Drug paraphernalia varies according to the addict’s drug of choice. Morphine addicts often use common paraphernalia. Some types of paraphernalia associated with morphine addiction include the following:
The paraphernalia listed above is not an exhaustive list. If you notice these items in your loved one’s possession or living space, he or she may be in serious danger as a morphine addict. You need to take action.
Most morphine addicts will not leave their stash out in the open. Instead, they will store their drugs and accompanying equipment in a secret place. Some common places morphine and morphine paraphernalia are hidden include the following:
Again, this list is not comprehensive, so do not second-guess yourself if you cannot find the hiding place. Hiding morphine can become a game for morphine addicts. One sign to watch for is your loved one’s response to a particular area or item. He or she may react strongly when you get near it in an attempt to protect the stash of morphine.
If you suspect that a loved one is a morphine addict, we can help. Call our toll-free number any time to speak to a qualified professional. We can guide you through the steps of helping your loved one break free of morphine addiction. You care deeply about your loved one, so do the difficult thing and call us now. We are available 24 hours a day.