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Substance Abuse

Substance use disorder involves regularly taking a potentially harmful drug or chemical for its pleasurable effects. You can easily become dependent on these drugs, developing substance use disorder and potentially life-threatening addiction.

Substances that most often lead to misuse problems include:

  • Alcohol
  • Marijuana (cannabis)
  • Hallucinogens like LSD
  • Glue and other inhalants
  • Cocaine and crack
  • Stimulants (amphetamines)
  • Opioids

Opioids include illegal narcotics (heroin) and prescription medications used to treat moderate to severe pain, such as oxycodone, morphine, hydrocodone, and fentanyl. The Aseda Suboxone and Wellness team specializes in helping people with opioid use disorders

Why is substance use disorder a problem?

Substance use disorder damages your mental and physical health. You’re more likely to develop depression or anxiety and physical conditions like heart and liver disease. Long-term use or overdosing can lead to premature death. You’re likely to feel weak and exhausted and have headaches and digestive upsets.

Inevitably, the obsession with finding and using your substance of choice takes up an increasing amount of time and attention. Consequently, your work, family, and social life suffer. People lose their friends and partners, even their jobs, homes, and children when they have substance use disorder.

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Aseda Suboxone & Wellness.

2 Electronic Avenue,
Unit 40. Danvers 01923

Tel: 978-326-9428
Fax: 978-326-9488