Drug dreams are very common in men and women in long term addiction treatment and recovery, especially during the first 90 days of clean-time. Recovering addicts often shutter thinking about them and urges and cravings to use drugs typically increases or comes to the surface upon awakening from them. So are they blissful dreams in remembrance of the “glory days” of using drugs or are they nightmares? What are drug dreams and why do we have them?
Dreams can be both positive or negative and can have an affect on us. Those that facilitate and bring out our worst fears are often referred to nightmares. Many have referred to their drug dreams in this way.
What Are Drug Dreams?
Drug dreams are typically vivid nightmares where the brain creates and conjures people, places and things that involve ongoing drug use. The actual drug dream itself may seem inviting and while having it, one …