Signs of Addiction

By: Teen Treatment Center  10/05/2015
Keywords: substance abuse treatment in Plantation

The Plantation Teen Treatment Helpline (954) 289-5882 offers help to teenagers who have become addicted to alcohol or narcotics, or have mental issues (schizophrenia, depression, anxiety, behavioral disorders). Teenagers in Plantation, FL, can get the help they need without being judged or feeling bad about themselves. But it is important to realize the signs of substance or alcohol abuse so you can get your loved one professional help. Some signs are more obvious than others, but once you know what to look for or what to recognize, the process of getting back on track can commence. Here are a few noticeable signs of commonly abused drugs: Marijuana: Glassy, red eyes; loud talking, inappropriate laughter followed by sleepiness; loss of interest, motivation; weight gain or loss. Depressants (including Xanax, Valium, GHB): Contracted pupils; drunk-like; difficulty concentrating; clumsiness; poor judgment; slurred speech; sleepiness. Stimulants (including amphetamines, cocaine, crystal meth): Dilated pupils; hyperactivity; euphoria; irritability; anxiety; excessive talking followed by depression or excessive sleeping at odd times; may go long periods of time without eating or sleeping; weight loss; dry mouth and nose. Inhalants (glues, aerosols, vapors): Watery eyes; impaired vision, memory and thought; secretions from the nose or rashes around the nose and mouth; headaches and nausea; appearance of intoxication; drowsiness; poor muscle control; changes in appetite; anxiety; irritability; lots of cans/aerosols in the trash. Hallucinogens (LSD, PCP): Dilated pupils; bizarre and irrational behavior including paranoia, aggression, hallucinations; mood swings; detachment from people; absorption with self or other objects, slurred speech; confusion. Heroin: Contracted pupils; no response of pupils to light; needle marks; sleeping at unusual times; sweating; vomiting; coughing, sniffling; twitching; loss of appetite. The Plantation Teen Treatment Helpline (954) 289-5882 is on standby waiting on your call. If you have a teenager who needs help, pick up the phone and get them the help they deserve. If you are a teen who wants to be free from addiction, give the helpline a call, now. There are counselors standing by. Teenagers in Plantation, FL, can now get the help they long for just by picking up the phone and calling The Plantation Teen Treatment Helpline (954) 289-5882.

Keywords: substance abuse treatment in Plantation