Our expert says:
People usually use drugs like dagga because they have underlying anxiety or depression symptoms or just have a type of personality that stresses easily. So taking dagga is actually "selfmedication". The problem is that these drugs are not always safe or healthy to take. The next step would be to see a psychologist to evaluate you and to make a diagnosis if possible, and to teach you some stress management techniques. I also think you should see a GP and ask them to put you onto medication (usually something like Aropax). You can use Aterax for acute irritability and panicky feelings. Please try to avoid anything containing -azepine or -azepam as these are very addictive and should only be used for very short periods. Do not try to do this on your own as it is very difficult and people often feel that they should "pull themselves together" and then feel discouraged when they fail to come of the drugs. Please let me know how it goes?
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