Signs and Symptoms of Drug Abuse and Addiction
February 12, 2016

Signs and Symptoms of Drug Abuse and AddictionIf you are concerned that a loved one is suffering with addiction, it is important to know that help is available. By learning about drug abuse and addiction along with its signs and symptoms you will have a better understanding for the problem and the best way to deal with it.

First, it is important to understand that people experiment with drugs for many different reasons. The risk of addiction and how quickly a person becomes addicted varies by drug. As time passes, the user may require larger doses of the drug to achieve a high or may become dependent on the drug just to feel normal. Withdrawals may happen when the user attempts to stop using the drug.

Physical warning signs of drug abuse include:

Behavioral signs of drug abuse include:

Physiological Signs of drug abuse include:

If you are seeking guidance and support for a loved one who is suffering from drug abuse or addiction, please call A New Start, Inc. today. Our intensive outpatient drug abuse treatment center is available to help. We offer support and treatment for patients and their families at our intensive outpatient program. For more information, please do not hesitate to call us today at 1.844.TALK.ANS.

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