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ADDICTS TAKING HOSTAGES TO A NEW LEVEL

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When I was new in recovery, I used to hear that "addicts don't do relationships - we take hostages".  What I've seen today takes that concept to a new level.  Today I saw an "Intervention" with Jimbo.  Jimbo was a man on drugs.

Okay - this was the old link here 
http://www.aetv.com/shows/intervention/season-9/episode-6

That link is now dead.  I found the video and it's been moved to here if you'd like to watch it.  I have also recorded this on my video camera in case it disappears totally.   https://www.aetv.com/shows/intervention/season-9/episode-7

In this show, he refused to consider treatment.  So I watched as the people in this room threatened to put him in jail.  Now I've watched interventions for 30 years and I've seen threatening to put someone in jail if they don't go into treatment.   I'd like to remind people that we are living in America where we have the right to control our bodies, our lives, and even decide if we want m…