If you have abused drugs, it is important for you to realise/notice the symptoms of addiction. Consult the Drug Addiction Symptoms Checklist. Take immediate action.
Yes. It can be next to impossible to tell your parents, teachers or good friends that you are doing drugs without negative reactions. They might react with disbelief, anger and turn away in disgust. The decision to confide and get the help you need though is ultimately yours.
Help yourself remain safe and make healthy choices by:
• Informing family, friends or anyone you can trust to help you escape from drug abuse.
• Ask them to help you find the right kind of treatment.