Have A Problem?

Am I An Addict?

If you or someone you care about shows some or all of the following symptoms, it is time to seek help:

  • Preoccupied with alcohol / drugs / porn, looking forward to using them, planning life around them?
  • Losing control of how much you take no guarantee that you can stop?
  • Increased capacity beginning to need more and more for the same effect?
  • Using alone private secretive use?
  • Using to get a certain effect searching for the buzz?
  • Memory blackouts loss of awareness that events or conversations took place?
  • Breaking promises to stop using, but also becoming unreliable to family and friends?
  • Early morning shakes needing alcohol / drugs to function?
  • Feeling remorseful or guilty knowing that you are damaging relationships?

If you recognise 4 or more of these symptoms. ASK FOR HELP!

 

 

Useful crisis contact numbers:

1. SADAG suicide helpine:
0800 567 567 / SMS 31393
www.sadag.org (South African Depression and Anxiety Group)

2. Department of Social Development Substance Abuse Line 24 hour helpline:
0800 121314 / SMS 32312

3. Lifeline 24 hour crisis number:
0861 322 322 / 011 422 4242
www.lifeline.co.za

4. The Haven Addiction Recovery Centre
044 532 7929 / 073 761 3939 (24 hour)
Email: info@havenaddictionrecovery.com