LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide), also known as acid, is one of the most potent mood-changing drugs. Most commonly found in a tablet or absorbent paper form, LSD creates a sensational mind-altering “trip”.
To overcome an LSD abuse problem, all addicts must admit that they have a problem and that they need help. Often, addicts struggle with accepting that they have an addiction, which is a leading cause to overdoses and even death. If you or a loved one has a problem with LSD abuse, there are common warning signs of LSD use that can be identified. If you or a loved one regularly use LSD and any of the following warning signs of LSD addiction sound like you, then you may want to consider treatment:
The Raleigh House was designed to help our clients heal with their mind as well as their body. We strive to maintain a home-like environment where clients feel comfortable and inspired to get better. Clients are assigned a treatment team during the assessment process that consists of clinical, psychiatry and nursing staff. The team will offer support, reassurance and safety along the way.
Although it is not common to have physical withdrawal symptoms from heavy LSD use, it is normal to experience long-term effects from the hallucinogen. Clients may notice dramatic mood swings, distortions of perception, delusional beliefs and radically disorganized thought patterns. If you begin experiencing these symptoms in treatment at The Raleigh House, your master’s level clinical team will be there to walk you through these symptoms. Our staff will make it their priority to keep you feeling safe and comfortable.
LSD is believed to affect your brain’s response to serotonin, which is a neurotransmitter that controls your emotions, moods and perceptions. At The Raleigh House, group and individual therapy sessions are places to discover how to cope in a healthy way while making behavioral changes. These sessions focus on building self-awareness, emotional maturity and mood stabilization. Groups are held daily and individual sessions are determined between the client and their primary therapist.
LSD increases blood sugar, heart rate and blood pressure. The Raleigh House focuses on proper nutrition to help new clients find balance and improve the body’s levels. Maintaining a healthy diet routine and taking supplements and amino acids will aid in fulfilling deficiencies that LSD has caused.
LSD also causes sleeplessness and lack of appetite. Exercise can help improve your appetite and sleep patterns. According to the Sleep Foundation, 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity a week, which is the national guideline, provided a 65% improvement in sleep quality. The Raleigh House offers a variety of different forms of exercise that our clients are encouraged to participate in.
Recovering from a life on drugs can be a significant adjustment. At The Raleigh House, we promote recreation and leisure as the foundation for creating a new life. Our clients will learn healthier methods for dealing with stress and boredom through these activities. They will get the chance to try new things and develop new interests and hobbies. We offer a variety of options including sports, art and cultural events.
If you or a loved one are suffering and in need of a LSD rehab center, the Raleigh House can help! Call us today at 720-891-4657 or contact us online to learn how our LSD rehab center can help you or someone you love get better.