Psychedelic Drug

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Psychedelic drugs are hallucinogenic substances that are capable of altering an individual’s state of mind. These drugs can profoundly impact your perception, thoughts, and sensory experiences, often resulting in hallucinations and intense emotions. Common examples of psychedelic drugs include lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), psilocybin (found in magic mushrooms), and mescaline (found in peyote cactus).

Addiction and Psychedelic Drugs

Psychedelics, in general, are not considered addictive, as addiction involves chronic use of a substance despite its negative consequences. However, the use of some hallucinogenic drugs can lead to tolerance, and there are reports of withdrawal effects in some individuals upon cessation of use.

Specifically, with LSD, users may develop a tolerance, necessitating higher doses to achieve the same effects. This increase in dosage can be risky due to the unpredictable nature of the drug’s effects. Additionally, cross-tolerance can occur, where tolerance to LSD leads to a reduced response to other substances like mescaline and psilocybin.

Psychedelic drugs have a significant history of use within certain cultures and spiritual practices. Indigenous communities in various parts of the world have employed these substances for centuries, employing them in rituals and ceremonies, believing they facilitate a connection to the divine or ancestral realms.

The addiction recovery community has taken an increasing interest in the potential therapeutic benefits of psychedelic drugs. Research suggests that under the guidance of trained professionals, these substances may assist individuals struggling with addiction in gaining new insights, addressing underlying traumas, and breaking free from harmful patterns of behavior.

However with the understanding that the use of psychedelic drugs in addiction treatment remains controversial and is not widely available or accepted. The legality of these substances varies across countries, and their potential risks and benefits are still being explored through scientific studies.

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    Founded in 2008, WeDoRecover has evolved from an advisory service for addiction treatment into a comprehensive provider of care, following its 2019 merger with Changes Addiction Rehab in Johannesburg. Specializing in connecting patients to top-tier addiction treatment centers in the UK, South Africa, and Thailand, WeDoRecover supports individuals globally, including those from the United Arab Emirates and Europe. Accepting both South African medical aid and international health insurance, the organization facilitates access to high-quality treatment for substance and alcohol use disorders, offering individualized care that addresses the physical, mental, and social needs of patients.

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    Our rehab care is a good option if you are at risk of experiencing strong withdrawal symptoms when you try stop a substance. This rehab option would also be recommended if you have experienced recurrent relapses or if you have tried a less-intensive treatment without success.


    If you're committed to your sobriety but cannot take a break from your daily duties for an inpatient program. Outpatient rehab treatment might suit you well if you are looking for a less restricted format for addiction treatment or simply need help with mental health.


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    Are you having persistent feelings of being swamped, sad or have sudden surges of anger or intense emotional outbursts? These are warning signs of unresolved trauma mental health. A simple assesment by a mental health expert could provide valuable insights into your recovery.

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