Sometimes mental health issues do not seem to fit within a category and/or pull from multiple categories. Both of which can feel overwhelming, but there is hope. With proper assessment, mental health resources and treatment that can be provided at HUM, you have the opportunity to get some clarity and begin to make sense of what is going on within your experience. If you feel like you have been struggling for some time or have recently started to feel strange, though maybe not that bad, but would like some change in your life, now might be the time to consider some exploratory counselling to gain clarity and support.
Addiction involving drugs is a chronic medical condition that requires assessment and treatment. With Addiction involving drugs, the ability to make healthy choices becomes no longer possible. The drug(s) begin to start controlling your life, making life more unmanageable. With Addiction, drug use is a symptom of what is happening in the brain and the person is seeking escape, relief and/or reward. Unfortunately there is no off switch and there is an ever increasing desire for more.
If you are struggling with: