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Medical and Physical Symptoms of Substance Abuse

 

  • Observable signs of deteriorating personal hygiene
  • Observable decline in physical health
  • Signs of weight change
  • Pupils either dilated or constricted; face flushed/bloated
  • Emergency-room visits for drug or alcohol overdose, unexplained injuries, migraine headaches, auto accidents
  • Claims of having been “mugged” without witnesses
  • Inability to focus and track in a conversation
  • Signs of shakiness, tremors of hands
  • Slurred speech
  • Unsteady gait
  • Accidents – vehicular or falls
  • Constant runny nose
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea