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High Level

High Level support people affected by substance misuse. 

We can support people through empowering them to take control of their own lives by making positive choices instead of repeating old behaviours.

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1st Floor, Drake Street, Rochdale, OL16 1PB
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01706 860247
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When you are addicted, for example, to the use of alcohol, drugs, smoking, sex or gambling, you are (physically or mentally) dependent on this use or behaviour. You get withdrawal and/or tolerance symptoms when you don't use the substance. Tolerance means that one needs higher quantities of a substance over time to reach the desired effects.
Relaxation, building up self esteem and self management all help towards people's wellbeing.
Help, support and guidance for people who are wanting to reach out for extra support within the community.
Why not try something different? Tai chi, reiki , massage are all ways of looking after yourself.
Talking treatments can help you to overcome emotional difficulties and free yourself from self-destructive ways of feeling thinking and behaving. They work by providing an opportunity for you to talk in a way that assists you to understand yourself better. Having gained this understanding you can work out ways of living your life in a more positive and constructive way. This way of changing your life is very different from using drugs such as tranquillisers and antidepressants which doctors often prescribe for people who are emotionally distressed. These drugs change your mood by affecting the balance of chemicals in your body but do not help you to deal with underlying problems. Counselling is a form of psychological or talking therapy that offers people a chance to change how they feel and to live better.
Information on creative activities that are going on within the community.
Day services are great for people with mental health issues. Why not join a club and meet ew people.
Services to support those suffering from problems relating to drugs and/or alcohol.
A how to self help knowledge base to answer questions on control, management and understanding self, helping one deal, learn, know and master self.
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A medicine, or a set of medicines or drugs used to improve a particular condition or illness
A group of people who are available to support one another emotionally, socially, and sometimes financially.
Substance abuse can simply be defined as a pattern of harmful use of any substance for mood-altering purposes. Medline's medical encyclopedia defines drug abuse as "the use of illicit drugs or the abuse of prescription or over-the-counter drugs for purposes other than those for which they are indicated or in a manner or in quantities other than directed.
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