Hallucinogens Abuse

Hallucinogens Abuse

Hallucinogens abuseWhile some people enjoy occasionally taking hallucinogens for one reason or another, it is quite easy to become addicted and fall into a pattern of abuse with hallucinogens. Symptoms of hallucinogens abuse include psychological problems ranging from an inability to socialize to paranoia and other psychotic disorders. Other dangers of taking hallucinogens exist as well, including doing something dangerous when under the influence or even permanently doing damage to the brain.

Symptoms of Hallucinogens Abuse

  • A distortion of self-image
  • Tolerance build up
  • A warped perception of time - even when not under the influence of a hallucinogen
  • Mood swings and changes in behavior patterns
  • Psychotic episodes
  • Flashbacks - or hallucinogens persisting perception disorder

In addition to the signs listed above, people who abuse hallucinogens also have a hard time coping with the "real world" in general. This can manifest itself as problems with work, relationships, or in other areas of the person's life. These aren't the only dangers of hallucinogens abuse.



Other Dangers of the Abuse of Hallucinogens

In the short term, there is always the chance that something will happen when under the influence of a hallucinogenic substance. Whether it is harm to you or those around you, hallucinations can cause serious consequences. In the long term, there is the chance of psychotic episodes or even permanent damage to the brain. Both of these dangers should be enough for you to consider whether the effect of the hallucinogens on your body are worth it or not. If you are thinking about getting help with your problem with hallucinogens, there is treatment available.

Treatment for Hallucinogens Abuse

Hallucinogens abuse is defined as the continued use of hallucinogenic substances despite negative consequences brought on by doing so. We believe that the treatment for hallucinogenic abuse should help you deal with the short term symptoms as well as long term recovery. On GoMentor.com you can search, find and contact trained therapists who understand both. GoMentor.com also has a self-help forum that allows you to get support from others who are going through the same things. Nightmares and flashbacks can be terrifying if you have to face them alone. Getting treatment means that you will have people around you who care about your recovery and your well being.

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