What is Chemical Dependency?
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Chemical dependency is described as being when a person feels compelled to drink alcohol or take drugs, even when it has it negative consequences on their health, relationships, social life and more.
People who use drugs or alcohol on a regular basis are likely to quickly develop a tolerance to it. This results in a vicious circle, where the individual has to take more of the substance to achieve the same effects.
While it is not impossible for individuals to recover from chemical dependency on their own, they stand a greater chance of a successful recovery with supervised medical and psychological help. The symptoms of chemical dependency will differ between individuals. The most common side effects reported by people dependent on a chemicals include, lying to loved ones about where they are going or what they are doing, becoming obsessive about the drug or alcohol and undergoing a complete change in personality. Other people may notice that their education or employment begins to suffer and things that were once important to them, no longer seem to be a priority.
When you believe your loved one is dependent on a chemical and suffering from the pain of addiction, we are here to help you heal as a family Call us to take the next step on your journey of change. 303-448-8803
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