SIGNS OF ADDICTION

Emergency Symptoms

  • Eyes that are bloodshot or pupils that are smaller or larger than normal.
  • Frequent nosebleeds, excessive sniffing and runny nose- could be related to snorted drugs (meth or cocaine).
  • Change in appetite or sleep patterns.
  • Sudden weight loss or gain.
  • Seizures without a history of epilepsy.
  • Deterioration in personal grooming or physical appearance.
  • Injuries/Accidents and person won’t or can’t tell you how they got hurt.
  • Unusual smells on breath, body or clothing’s.
  • Shakes, tremors, incoherent or slurred speech, impaired or unstable co-ordication.
  • Not been able to focus on work, study or relationships because of addiction.
  • Change in eating habits.
  • Denial
  • Sudden mood change, irritability, angry outburst or laughing at nothing.
  • Appearing fearful, withdrawal, anxious or paranoid with no apparent reason.

ALCOHOL ADDICTION

  • Eyes that are bloodshot or pupils that are smaller or larger than normal.
  • Frequent nosebleeds, excessive sniffing and runny nose- could be related to snorted drugs (meth or cocaine).
  • Change in appetite or sleep patterns.
  • Sudden weight loss or gain.
  • Seizures without a history of epilepsy.
  • Deterioration in personal grooming or physical appearance.
  • Injuries/Accidents and person won’t or can’t tell you how they got hurt.
  • Unusual smells on breath, body or clothing’s.
  • Shakes, tremors, incoherent or slurred speech, impaired or unstable co-ordication.
  • Not been able to focus on work, study or relationships because of addiction.
  • Change in eating habits.
  • Denial
  • Sudden mood change, irritability, angry outburst or laughing at nothing.
  • Appearing fearful, withdrawal, anxious or paranoid with no apparent reason.