It’s no secret that taking drugs is health and life threatening. For people who are already addicted or only tried it once it can be hard to believe in, because it makes them feel better or even really good… in a moment. But when this moment is over things get worse. The euphoria effect of drugs is temporary. But the damage it’s causing your mind and your body can and usually does have a long-term effect.
This infographic by truerecovery.com shows how different drugs affect different systems of your body and different parts of your mind, categorized by the longevity of the influence: short-term, long-term, mixed.
[Click image for full size version]