Many of us find it difficult to keep using without getting into financial, social and health difficulties. Some head for drug treatment when they hit rock bottom, but treatment can also be a way to help manage your drug use and avoid crises.
There are many types of drug treatment, ranging from pharmacotherapies such as methadone and buprenorphine to counselling and self-help groups. The most important thing is to find the treatment that suits you best and fits with your lifestyle.
The User’s News No. 39 story, Why Willpower is not enough [Adobe Acrobat PDF - 147.46 KB], is a personal account of drug treatment.