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Reach out to a hotline in Wales for support with substance abuse and drugs or alcohol addiction

Recovery from substance abuse and addiction is possible. It all starts with taking the first step to admit you have a problem with drugs or alcohol and seeking help. You can get support for yourself or a loved on by contacting one of 3 hotlines in Wales if you notice these symptoms:

  • Needing more drugs or alcohol to feel the same effects (otherwise known as tolerance).
  • Having a short temper and being more irritable and aggressive than usual.
  • Inability to stop using drugs or alcohol despite repeated attempts.
  • Erratic changes in mood, or mood swings.
  • A loss of interest in activities previously enjoyed.
  • Experiencing unpleasant side-effects (otherwise known as withdrawal symptoms) after stopping drugs, alcohol or other substances.
  • Low mood including feelings of hopelessness, sadness or depression
  • Using more of drugs or alcohol than was originally intended.

When you've relied on substances for a long time, it's hard to imagine how you'll cope without them. But with the right support, you can overcome drug or alcohol dependence and live a much healthier, happier, and fulfilling life.

Consider contacting a helpline in Wales if you or someone you love is battling with substance use or addiction. No matter how bad things may seem, help is available. There are compassionate recovery advocates who care about your situation and want to support you,


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