In a firm voice, tell the person you don't want to drink or use drugs. Say something like:
"No, I'm sorry, but I don't use...."
"No, I'm really trying to stay clean."
"No, I'm trying to cut back."
Give a reason why you don't want to drink or use drugs. Say something like:
"It's bad for my health."
"I could lose my housing."
"I have trouble when I use...."
Ask the person not to ask you to drink or use drugs again. Say something like:
"Hey, I said I'm trying to stay clean, so don't ask me again."
"I told you I don't use anymore, so stop asking."
"I'm trying really hard to stay clean, so please don't ask me to use anymore."
If you notice that someone does have drugs, leave the area.
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