My boyfriend of 5 years had previously had some minor mental health issues...depression, some substance abuse, ADHD. He had been doing quite well when he started using bath salts. He became delusional, experienced dark, frightening hallucinations, and went from being a very rational, logical person to having confused and scattered thinking. He stopped taking them after 5 months, but he has never been the same since, and now is diagnosed with schizophrenia / schizoaffective disorder. Three years later, he has been struggling on a daily basis with voices and impaired thinking / functioning. He is heavily medicated, but I believe that there are better long-term solutions out there with more holistic and regular treatments, diet, etc. I wish we had urged him to seek immediate treatment at a treatment center, because his thinking was so impaired that it took him years to even begin to be somewhat capable of managing his mental health ad going to doctors regularly again.View Thread
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