Utilising alcohol and drugs is issues, which are concerning and should not be ignored during any stages. An addiction or dependence can take root if the abuse of alcohol and drugs is just ignored.
Identifying the indicators of drug and alcohol misuse before they take root is very essential because of this.
Below are some warning signs to spot out if you become concerned about the drug or alcohol use of either your friend or family member, or even yourself: Alcohol abuse is related to the following symptoms: Loss of memory or temporary blackouts
Mood swing, depression, irritability, and constant quarrelling and confrontation with relatives and friends Dealing with problems, resting, relaxing, becoming merry or trying to feel normal is only possible by the regular consumption of alcohol. They can have regular episodes of headaches, anxiety, insomnia, nausea and some of the other unpleasant symptoms when they refrain from having a drink.
Damaged capillaries on the face and flushed skin; husky voice; unsteady hands; vomiting blood or black/tarry stools; and constant diarrhea Having to hide to drink or drinking at odd times of the day e.g. mornings
These are some of the indications of addiction: