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Hi, I'd like to help you with your question.
It sounds like your friend is addicted to her prescriptions drugs. She needs detox and can only do that under the care of a doctor.
Your friend needs to contact her doctor immediately and let them know what is going on. The doctor can admit your friend into the hospital for treatment. You can also contact the doctor. They may not be able to share information with you, but you can tell them about what is going on.
She can also contact the local community mental health center for assistance. They can help her find the right agency or facility to help her. She most likely needs inpatient care initially to help her wean off the the drugs and find a good balance.
The United Way can also help with resources and referrals.
Once she is off the drugs and on appropriate medications, she needs to go to outpatient treatment. This includes therapy, a 12 step program and support groups if needed.
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