Signs and Symptoms of Drug Use
You can spot drug use if you know the signs and symptoms of drug use. You can even identify what type of drug is being used.
Some common signs and symptoms of drug use can include:
Constantly having money problems and borrowing money.
Always leaving in and out or being gone for long periods of times.
Being irresponsible, missing work and not wanting to do anything.
Miss-emotional behavior, anger and depression.
Narcotic drug use symptoms can include: Nausea, dry mouth, constipation, sweating, dizziness, vomiting, impaired thinking, weakness and headaches.
Stimulant drug use symptoms can include: Lack of sleep and eating, weight loss, paranoia, hyperactivity and talking more than usual.
Depressant drug use symptoms can include: Changes in personal habits and lack of desire for work or school, slurred speech, stumbling, sleeping more and if alcohol is involved, you can smell the alcohol on the person's breath or coming out of their pores.
Hallucinogen drug use symptoms can include: paranoia, nausea, hallucinations, skin discoloration, distortion of time and space, anxiety, self-destructive behavior and helplessness.
For more information about drugs and their harmful effects, see more drug information!