When used recreationally, MDMA can produce feelings of euphoria, energy, hallucinations and empathy toward others, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (2013). Long-term consequences of MDMA use include depression, sleep disturbances, issues with attention and memory. Individuals who regularly use MDMA report an inability to find joy in activities and experiences.
Ecstasy has more psychological withdrawal symptoms-depression, anxiety, paranoid delusions, and loss of reality-than physical withdrawal symptoms, but that doesn’t make it any easier to overcome your addiction. When you’re ready to stop using ecstasy, it’s important to remember that you don’t have to battle your addiction all by yourself.
A Better Life Recovery encourages individuals to explore new activities, hobbies, and life style to establish a new, positive life trajectory. Through the use of life skills groups, experiential activities, and safe environment, individuals can begin to enjoy a sober lifestyle and experience a newfound zest for chemical-free life.