What is Self-Medicating?

What is Self-Medicating?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: February 15, 2019 Updated: August 4, 2020 If you are struggling with thoughts of suicide, PLEASE call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Self-medicating is the term used to describe our use of addictive substances and behaviors to relieve our mental and emotional pain. Rather than actual medication or natural…