Alcohol and Drug Abuse Symptoms 

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Behavioral Symptoms

 

Mood Swings: Virtually all mood-altering drugs produce a wide range of mood swings from euphoria to depression.

 

Personality Changes: A normally energetic and outgoing person can become depressed or uncommunicative.

 

Overly Self-Centered: Always has to have their own way and will do anything to have it.

 

Strained Communication: Unwillingness or inability to discuss important issues or concerns.

 

Withdrawal from Family Activities:  Refusing to eat at family meals, participating in celebrations or holidays.

 

Lack of Self-Discipline: Inability to follow rules, complete household chores, school assignments, work-related duties.

 

School and work problems: Excessive tardiness, absences, drop in grades, drop in job performance, missing deadlines.

 

Anxious Behavior: Chronic jittery, jerky or uneven movements, fearfulness, compulsiveness, and talkativeness.

 

 

Physical Symptoms

 

Change in appearance: Sudden gain or loss of weight.

 

Poor physical condition: Lack of coordination, stumbling, shaky hands, dizzy, run down.

 

Eating: Changes in habits such as loss of appetite or increase in appetite.

 

Eyes: Bloodshot or watery.

 

Nose: Chronically inflamed or runny nostrils.

 

Speech Pattern: Significant changes such as slurred speech, faster or slower speech.

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 814-616-8030

4635 East Lake Road, 

Erie, Pa. 16511