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Can drug use cause mental illness?

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Asked: 2018-06-30 16:49:12



Answered: 2018-07-01 17:05:15

Mental illness is a common after result of street drug use, especially if drugs are used long term.


Answered: 2018-07-01 17:45:51

There is much complexity to this question. In short, yes drug abuse can cause mental health problems. On the other side of that, some people use drugs to self medicate exsisting mental illnesses.

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