Poly Substance Addiction

Poly Substance Addiction

Polysubstance addiction is characterized by abusing three or more substances for a period of one year or more. Polysubstance abuse starts with intake of substances like tobacco, marijuana, alcohol and prescribed medications. Individuals with polysubstance addiction has a strong urge to keep themselves high by abusing many substances and thus unable to control taking many drugs. Intake of poly substances affects mental and physical health causing damages in one’s family, academics, work and social relationship.

Symptoms of Poly Substance Addiction

  • Loss of Control.
  • Poor Self Care.
  • Inability to stop using.
  • Self injurious behavior.
  • Tolerance level Increases.
  • Losing interest in daily activities.
  • Mood Swings, Anger and Irritability.
  • Tremors, when you don’t intake drugs.
  • Spending more time thinking about drugs.
  • Withdrawal Symptoms such as Nausea, Sweating.

Polysubstance Addiction Treatment

Detoxification, Damage assessment, Self Analysis, Individual Counselling, Family Counselling, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Marital counselling, Need Analysis, Life Skills Training, Relapse Prevention Strategies, Personality Development, Narcotics Anonymous Support and 12 Steps Program.

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