Signs & Symptoms of Drug Abuse and Addiction in Adults

WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN ADULTS:

  • persistent feelings of sadness, anger and guilt
  • neglects eating/malnourished
  • avoids family/friends
  • devalues personal relationships
  • fails to keep promises and resolutions
  • misses excessive time from work and
    commitments
  • develops work and money problems
  • loses ambition and is unable to cope with
    responsibility
  • changes personal habits such as sleeping, eating
    and hygiene
  • becomes more passive, withdrawn or irritable

If you are concerned about a change in a person close to you, it is important to know that these signs and symptoms need not occur all at the same time, in any certain order or with any great frequency for you to take action on your concern. Treatment is available for those who need help. If you need help immediately, please call 888.928.5278 or visit our contact us page.

Drug-Specific Signs & Symptoms