Illegal Drug Addiction

Consider seeking help regarding your drug use if any of the following apply…

  • You use drugs to escape when problems seem too much to bear
  • Your using is interfering with eating and sleeping
  • You have tried to stop/control your drug use
  • Your drug use has caused upset in your family or place of work
  • Other non-drug using people say your drug taking is out of control
  • You have substituted one drug for another
  • You have had to take increasingly larger amounts of a drug to get the desired effect
  • You have taken one drug to overcome the effects of another
  • You have stolen drugs, or stolen to obtain drugs
  • You have been arrested as a result of using drugs

For further information and advice:

www.nhs.uk/conditions/Drug-misuse/Pages/Introduction.aspx