Drugs / Alcohol
The repetitive use of drug and alcohol related substances can create a powerful urge to use the substance again. This is otherwise known as addiction (the loss of control over doing, taking or using something to the point of potential harm to you or those around you). People use drugs and drink alcohol for a number of reasons, however, whatever the reason, using drugs and alcohol may have long term physical and mental health effects on you. If you are concerned about your relationship or another individual’s relationship with these substances, there are a number or useful websites highlighted below that can support you.