The 8 most commonly abused drugs are:
All of these drugs are addictive to varying degrees and will require different approaches to drug treatment. These drugs have different roots; some are natural, some are derived from natural resources and others (often the most dangerous) are purely chemical and man-made. All of these drugs will require drug rehab to help eliminate patterns of substance abuse and stabilize the physical and emotional disruptions they cause.
Withdrawal symptoms can be uncomfortable,and painful but it is a small price to pay to be drug free. Lakeview Health’s medical team will help the addict comfortably detox.
Many of these drugs are inexpensive and readily available increasing their popularity among users.
Some of these drugs listed below were initially created or used for either medicinal or government purposes:
Some drugs give powerful euphoric or sedating effects when abused. Addicts will doctor shop, having many doctors prescribing them pills to support their habit, such as:
Many of the drugs on this list require a medically supervised detox because of the withdrawal symptoms that ending use will produce. Withdrawal symptoms can be uncomfortable and painful but it is a small price to pay to be drug free. At Lakeview Health our medical team will address symptoms as they arise to help the addict comfortably and safely detox.
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