GBH (gamma hydroxybutyrate) is a synthetic party drug. GHB addiction can be difficult to recognise because the drug is so closely associated with a party/social setting.
As with most ‘party drugs’ (i.e. ecstasy, MDMA), GHB use starts out being purely recreational. However, if GHB is used regularly the users’ tolerance is likely to increase, meaning larger amounts of the drug are required to achieve the desired effect. As the dosages of GHB increase and become more frequent, a dependency can develop. Stopping GHB abuse unassisted is incredibly taxing – both mentally and physically.
There are certain signs you can look for that will help you identify a case of GHB addiction.
Signs you should seek cannabis addiction treatment:
Any combination of signs or symptoms that suggest a potential GHB addiction should not be ignored. As already mentioned, even a minor GHB misuse problem can quickly become an addiction if left untreated. The good news is that proper treatment is very effective at helping GHB addicts completely recover. Success is achieved through a combination of physical, emotional, and psychological treatments that address every aspect of addiction.
Minor Withdrawal Symptoms:
The recommended treatment for GHB addiction is a residential treatment program that treats the mind, body and spirit, comprising the five areas of physical, emotional, social, psychological, and spiritual treatment.
The treatment process includes:
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