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Will stopping taking illegal drugs help decrease my depression?

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In brief: Yes

Illegal drug use can be a trigger for new onset mood and psychotic problems and also worsen these conditions in those that already have them. Stopping illegal drug use will therefore be benficial to your depression.

In brief: Yes

Illegal drug use can be a trigger for new onset mood and psychotic problems and also worsen these conditions in those that already have them. Stopping illegal drug use will therefore be benficial to your depression.
Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
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Dr. Glen Elliott
Absolutely true in the long run. In the short run, stopping is quite apt to make you feel worse. So, get help. Don't just try quitting cold turkey on your own, or you'll be using again in no time.
Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

If u r using uppers u may be worse initislly.

In brief: Yes

If u r using uppers u may be worse initislly.
Dr. Douglas Bey
Dr. Douglas Bey
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