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'Teen Mom' Amber Portwood

I Need Prison to

SAVE MY LIFE!

5/26/2012 9:32 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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"Teen Mom" star Amber Portwood thinks prison is the only way to save her life from a brutal drug addiction, TMZ has learned.

Sources tell us, immediately following the reality TV star's incarceration, her last drug test came back positive for the opiate-based drug Suboxone ... a highly addictive drug similar to Morphine.

Law enforcement sources tell us, Portwood admitted she can't control herself around the drug -- even buying it off the street during her court-ordered drug program.

We're told Amber believes prison is the only way to get clean because it will force her to kick the addiction cold turkey. 

Portwood is currently locked up and a judge will decide her sentence in the next couple of weeks.

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Reality Check    

Whoever wrote this article is a f-----g idiot. The medication Suboxone is NOT opiate-based.... in fact, it BLOCKS opiates....... Therefore it is also NOTHING like Morphine. Research s--t before you put some bull**** out there..... Then again,, this is TMZ so what do you expect......

669 days ago
62.

Reality Check    

Whoever wrote this article is a f-----g idiot. The medication Suboxone is NOT opiate-based.... in fact, it BLOCKS opiates....... Therefore it is also NOTHING like Morphine. Research s--t before you put some bull**** out there..... Then again,, this is TMZ so what do you expect......

669 days ago
63.

Reality Check    

Whoever wrote this article is a f-----g idiot. The medication Suboxone is NOT opiate-based.... in fact, it BLOCKS opiates....... Therefore it is also NOTHING like Morphine. Research s--t before you put some bull**** out there..... Then again,, this is TMZ so what do you expect......

669 days ago
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Hayter362    

I've been on suboxone and subutex before the fda passed it. for like 8 years now. I used to pay 300$ a doctors visit plus the scrpit just to get it. it is no where close to morphine beside the fact it helps you get off opiates. it is not opiate based has no opiates in it at all it can't even be detected on a drug screen unless you test specifically for buprenorphine which is the only drug in it. !YOU CAN NOT GET HIGH OFF IT! if you take it and where not previously addicted to opiates you will get sick... violently throwing up, dizzy. It is a life saver that people should know about but i've done heroine, methadone Oxycontin Fentanyl, I repeat you can not get high on subutex or suboxone

659 days ago
65.

Alicia    

I feel for her. I know first hand what she's goin thru ain't easy.

603 days ago
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Mickey    

Wait a second. How can you guys be so far off base with Suboxone. Suboxone is used to help people detox from opiates. Its nothing like morphine. Its not even an opiate. Its more like a synthetic opiate. How can this story be so wrong? Honestly, no one in that office is an opiate user? Come on! I promise there is someone in that office that is a pain-pill addict, whether they want to admit it openly or not. But do so research into Suboxone so you can at least get the facts right

448 days ago
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