Recreational drug use refers to using substances to cause a temporary change in how people feel about themselves. Examples include people using alcohol or illegal drugs to escape reality or enhance sex. Recreational drugs can cause serious damage when they impair the normal functioning of the body, increasing one’s risk of heart and liver disease, neurological disorders and sexual dysfunction. When taken in an overdose they can also kill you. Substance abuse refers to the incorrect usage of medical drugs such as cough mixtures, sleeping tablets or pain killers.
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