The signs and symptoms of substance abuse vary greatly depending on the type of drug being used, whether it is legal or illegal. Below are a list of common symptoms related to the abuse of certain kinds of substances:
Addiction takes a heavy toll on the addict and the people around them. If left untreated, chemical addiction can be fatal.
Prescription drug abuse and addiction is growing at an alarming rate. People may start using the drug as a prescribed medication, but as the person’s use extends beyond the prescribed dosage, the possibility of addiction must be determined. Like illegal “street” drugs, prescription medication abuse and addiction will affect every aspect of the individual’s life and expose him to increasing risks.
Here are nine warning signs to consider if you are having a problem related to your prescription medications:
If you are answering “yes” to these statements then you are having a problem with your use of prescribed medication, which requires professional treatment. Don’t wait until tomorrow. Call us at 888-298-4673—we can help!
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