If you are addicted to drugs, it may help you to talk to a therapist. Here's a selection of the verified and qualified therapists on PlusGuidance who can help you identify and work with you to overcome this. Most of them offer consultations.
Sedatives - Barbiturates - Anxiolytics - Sleeping pills - Hypnotics - Codeine - Opiates - Central nervous system depressants - Denzodiazepines (e.g. Valium, Xanax, Klonopin, Ativan) - Amphetamine - Dextroamphetamine - Methylphenidate (e.g. Ritalin, Concerta, Methylin, Daytrana)
Heroin - Opiods - LSD - Cannabis, marijuana - Cocaine - MDMA, ecstasy - Ketamine - Amphetamines, "speed" - Methamphetamines, "meth" - Hallucinogens - Phencyclidine, "Angel Dust", PCP, Sernyl - Amyl nitrates, "poppers", TNT - Mephedrone, "meow meow"
Glue - Spray paints - Permanent markers - Aerosols - Deodorants - Hairspray - Petrol - Shoe polish - Nail varnish remover - Nail polish - Cigarette lighter fluid - Air freshener - Paint remover
Obsession and preoccupation with drug
Increased risk-taking to get hold of drug and while under the influence of the drug
Failing to stop or control the addiction despite negative consequences and knowing it's bad for you
You've developed a high tolerance for the drug, i.e. you need more of it to get the same effect
Isolating yourself to make it easier to take drugs without others knowing about it, and lying to others about the drug use
Drugging for longer or more than you first intended
"I had some consultations and then found the therapist I’m now working successfully with. PlusGuidance is giving people opportunities that just haven’t existed before - a new way to approach mental health treatment."
If what we describe above sounds like you, it may be worth talking to a qualified therapist that can help you work your way through this. PlusGuidance is a convenient way to get access to the right therapist for you. The website has a broad list of therapists specialising in drug addiction and other challenges so you’re bound to find the right one for you.
PlusGuidance also offers you four ways to have sessions with your preferred therapist: Online video, voice calls, messaging or in-person at the therapist's office. All online communications are secure and comply with the highest standards of data protection.
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