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Some people are able to use recreational or prescription drugs without experiencing negative consequences or addiction. For others though, substance and drug misuse can cause problems at work, home, school, and in relationships, leaving you feeling alone, helpless, or ashamed.
If you’re worried about your own drug use or that of a friend or family member, it’s important to know that help is available. Calling Dunlewey Addiction Service is a very good first step. You will get through to a highly trained and qualified member of staff, who will firstly listen, and then advise you in whatever area you need advice or guidance. Further phone sessions are available, and then face to face support can be arranged for those that need and want it.
Drug addiction or other substance misuse is a complex disorder, characterised by compulsive drug use. While each drug produces different effects physically, all misused substances share one thing in common: repeated use will alter the way the brain looks and functions.