Drug addiction; caused by the desensitization of the substance by the body and increasing the tolerance to the effects of drug hence requiring more of the substance to gain the same response (the same high) the constant need for more drugs is what causes addiction. Addiction should be taken seriously and attempted to cure immediately due to serious and possibly dangerous side effects of prolonged drug use such as seizures and strokes which can kill. But how would you cure drug addiction? Here the things that will be required to break the habit.
You must notify the GP of your drug use and tell them honestly what you want to do and what you have been doing. Some may be wary of going to the doctors since they are in part, part of the government body; this does not mean you would be arrested however as a doctors job Is to simply cure you and since you are coming for help they won’t punish you for it. A doctor can also give you a simple and easy treatment to combat drug addiction by giving you a prescription to help you wean off drugs instead of removing the drugs completely which could lead to withdraw symptoms which, can be excruciating and even dangerous.
Join a drug addicts anonymous or rehab program. I know that this might sound cliché but during the treatment process certain aspects of recovery may be tough and having people around you going through the same exact process can make you feel so much better as you would know that you aren’t alone. Furthermore, having a councillor at rehab help you get you life back on track if you needed or just simply need someone to talk to the help with your issues or just to listen. Its really comforting to know that there is someone there to help at any time.
Stay away from drugs
After you hopefully successful and hassle-free rehabilitation you don’t what to get addicted to drugs again and start the painful cycle of drug addiction. You may have to make a few sacrifices to ensure that you minimise your exposure to drugs again; you may have to get new friends and begin a new life in general. I know that this can seem heart breaking however if your friends are on drugs you should try to offer them some help and become clean again, if they refuse, continue to use drugs and continue to attempt to make you take drugs you may have to restrict the times you are in contact with these people. It’s fine to periodically check up on them to see if they have story’s or need help but just remember that you can’t and shouldn’t take the drugs.
To easy you mind off drugs you can consider something to keep you entertained and away from it. Maybe consider further education, jobs or even become a councillor and help others whom was In a similar position to you not so long ago. You could be the difference between someone getting off drugs and someone relapsing. You could be the difference between life and death.
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