This is not intended to lecture you about the use of drugs or alcohol, but just to warn you about a few complications.
The way that alcohol and party drugs make you feel better is by causing chemical changes in your brain, often forcing your brain cells to release what are called neurotransmitters, almost like “happy pills” in your brain. However, deprived of its stores of necessary neurotransmitters by the effect of drugs, the brain then starts to suffer the consequences of this shortage, with feelings of intense negativity and depression. As a general rule in medical knowledge, whatever a drug does when it works, it will do the opposite when it stops working, especially in the case of party drugs or alcohol. Many people feel great for a brief period after taking these substances, but almost inevitably feel terrible when they wear off. And if you take these substances regularly and/or in high doses, the bad feelings will go on for a very long time in many cases.
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