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Signs and symptoms of drug abuse

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Signs and symptoms of substance abuse:

* Bloodshot eyes.

* Spaciness.

* Slurred speech.

* Lethargy or lack of motivation.

* Hyperactivity or agitation.

* Defensiveness and paranoia.

* Disinterest in hygiene and physical appearance. Odd smells.

* Skipped classes, falling grades.

* Missing money at home, valuables, prescription medications.

* Dropping one group of friends for another.

* Loss of interest in established or formerly favorite activities.

* Your child is uncharacteristically isolated, withdrawn, angry, or depressed.

 

Posted 3/28/2014