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Should someone who uses a drug on a daily basis seek out substance abuse treatment?

16 doctors weighed in
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine
12 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

It is better to get help there might be options you are not aware of that might benefit plus you would get counseling and be involved in a support group.

In brief: Yes

It is better to get help there might be options you are not aware of that might benefit plus you would get counseling and be involved in a support group.
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Joseph Hermann
It depends on the drug. You didn't specify if this is a "legal" or prescribed drug. What exactly do you mean or to which drug are you referring ?
2 doctors agree

In brief: More than usage

Daily use is not as critical as the consequences of one's behavior when using a drug, be it alcohol, tobacco, licit or illicit drugs.
Ask yourself these questions have you tried to cut down on use, has anyone been annoyed or criticised your use, do you fell bad/guilty about your use, have you used in morning as an eyeopener. A yes to any suggests a need for rehab/recovery.

In brief: More than usage

Daily use is not as critical as the consequences of one's behavior when using a drug, be it alcohol, tobacco, licit or illicit drugs.
Ask yourself these questions have you tried to cut down on use, has anyone been annoyed or criticised your use, do you fell bad/guilty about your use, have you used in morning as an eyeopener. A yes to any suggests a need for rehab/recovery.
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
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Dr. Peter Zimmerman
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: All depends

If they are abusing it, or using it recreationally, then yes.
If they are using medication appropriately, under a doctor's supervision, no.

In brief: All depends

If they are abusing it, or using it recreationally, then yes.
If they are using medication appropriately, under a doctor's supervision, no.
Dr. Peter Zimmerman
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