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.