DOES YOUR LOVED ONES EXIBIT SIGNS OF ADDICTION?
Sees friends less often or attends fewer social events
Hangs out with a different group of people
Is exhibiting problems at school or work
Has stopped going to school or work or is going sporadically
Has been borrowing or stealing money
Is in financial or legal trouble
Finds concentrating difficult or appears confused
Is exhibiting extreme changes in mood
Is no longer interested in many activities or hobbies
Seems drunk or “out of it” at various times
Has lost a lot of weight in a short amount of time
Has glazed or red eyes, a runny nose or a constant cough
Has unexplained bruises or marks
Is depressed and has very little energy
If you answered “yes” to two or more of the above questions, then it may be time to consult our professionals at Youth Mission. We can help you determine if your loved one has a substance abuse problem. If your loved one does indeed have an addiction problem, then let our centre help your loved ones.