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    Did you find out if it was actually drugs? Because it sounds like schizophrenia.

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    Meth can do that - without a relapse, if memory serves.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Teallaura View Post
    Meth can do that - without a relapse, if memory serves.
    Hmmm. Is there something you are not telling us?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparko View Post
    Hmmm. Is there something you are not telling us?
    DIS, remember?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Teallaura View Post
    DIS, remember?
    Drug Induced Senility?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparko View Post
    Did you find out if it was actually drugs? Because it sounds like schizophrenia.
    Not yet - he will be incommunicado until tomorrow morning - I'll probably go visit him mid-morning.

    1 Tim 2:5 For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Teallaura View Post
    Meth can do that - without a relapse, if memory serves.
    It can, up to a year or more after the fact.

    1 Tim 2:5 For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cow Poke View Post

    Please pray for Jim - he needs to get back into his own head again, and he'll need a job and support.


    It's almost like he can't cope with getting out of the gutter.

    I'm always still in trouble again

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    Quote Originally Posted by rogue06 View Post


    It's almost like he can't cope with getting out of the gutter.
    Or make simple decisions. When I suggested he go to the library to do some job hunting on their computer, he went to the vestibule (in the Church) and just stood there for 20 minutes staring out the glass door. When I asked him what he was doing, he said, "I don't know what to do".

    Another factor, there's a certain hotel in town that has special rates for the police department and local mission - so they can hand out vouchers to people who need a night or two indoors. The problem, of course, is this pools all the druggies and vagrants and ne'er-do-wells in the same place. Some of the people he associated with at the motel were people the police actually WERE watching, which adds to his delusion that HE is being watched.

    1 Tim 2:5 For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rogue06 View Post


    It's almost like he can't cope with getting out of the gutter.
    well if it is drugs it could be hard to kick the addiction. Once he had money to spend, he might have just been too tempted. And if it is mental illness it can't be helped either. Even on meds it can sometimes rear it's ugly head. But schizophrenics tend to go off of their meds because they either think they don't need them anymore or because they make them feel fuzzy.

    Either way he needs help, probably professional medical help.

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