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Drugs and Alcohol

When does alcohol and/or drug use become a problem?
Because many people use alcohol and/or drugs, it can be hard to know if you have a problem. Many myths cloud ideas about substance abuse. The stereotypical images of a drunk lying in the gutter or an emaciated addict with a needle in his/her arm don’t represent the average person with a drug/alcohol problem. There are many different paths to problematic alcohol/drug use and no typical picture. Perhaps you can relate to one or more of the following commonly seen patterns:

These signs may indicate that your use has gone beyond recreational:

Treatment and recovery
Most people with drug and alcohol problems need help to get well. It’s hard to do it alone because there is so much to do, and a lot of it involves pain. Recovery entails

On top of addressing all of the above, treatment must also help you to develop skills in resisting the urge to relapse, which is often strong in early recovery and can continue for some time. 

The Inner West Therapy Centre provides a space where you can be honest about what’s happening for you and gives you the caring support you need to stay in recovery. Our approach is hopeful, empathetic, and respectful.

Through therapy, you can come to the realisation that you are entitled to, and capable of, a better life. 

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