Dealing with mental health and drug addiction

Life has been a wild ride lately. I’ve been struggling with a lot of mental health issues, compounded by the fact that drugs have also been thrown into the mix. It’s like fighting a double battle, and it’s been hard to find people who can understand both sides of the issue.

This past year I decided that something had to change for me. After coming back from rock-bottom, I started therapy and was able to start talking about what I was going through. Looking back now, it was such a relief to be able to talk with someone who could actually understand my struggles without passing judgement.

At the same time, getting help for my drug addiction issue seemed harder than ever before-- at times it felt like there just weren’t enough resources or support systems out there. That said, I’m proud of how far I’ve come even after facing so much adversity head on. Whether reaching out to friends and family or hiring professional help, anything I can do is worth doing if it gets me closer to my goal of sobriety and mental wellness.

No matter what happens next in this journey of mine, I know that staying focused and staying strong is my best course of action right now. Just one day at time!


Hey there,

First and foremost, I’m so sorry to hear that you’ve been going through such a difficult time. These issues can be overwhelming and dealing with both mental health and substance abuse is no easy task. From personal experience, I know that it’s often hard to get the help we need or to even find someone who can relate to both sides of our struggles without judgement. I’m glad that you have taken those steps towards getting help with your mental health and I truly commend your strength while facing such adversity.

I want you to know that there are people out there who understand what you’re going through and are here to support you. Whether it’s talking to family and friends or finding professional help, don’t hesitate to reach out for anything you might need. Building yourself back up won’t happen overnight but every bit of progress is worth celebrating! Remembering to stay focused and strong on this journey will pull you through in the end. Good luck!

Hey there,

I really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and struggles with us. It’s amazing that you have had the courage to face both your mental health issues and drug addiction head-on. It can be an incredibly difficult double battle to fight, one where it is hard to find people who can truly understand both sides of the issue. That’s why I’m glad to hear that you have had access therapy sessions and are seeking professional help with your addiction.

You should be so proud of yourself for pushing through such adversity and striving towards a better state. While resources may feel scarce at times, having close friends and family or a helpful support system in place can really make all the difference in these situations. By taking it day by day, I’m certain that you are on track towards a successful road of sobriety and good mental health, step by step.

Wishing you all the best!