Addiction: Do YOU really know the signs?

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Some people are able to use recreational or prescription drugs without ever experiencing addiction, but for many others, regular drug use comes with a multitude of negative consequences!! So how can you tell if someone in your life is suffering from addiction?? Here are some of the signs the Mayo Clinic suggests to look out for:

  • Frequently missing Uni or work
  • Disinterest in everyday activities
  • Lack of energy or motivation
  • A drop in grades
  • Neglected appearance
  • Secretiveness about whereabouts or activities
  • Changes in their relationships with family and friends
  • Asking for money without a reasonable explanation
  • Withdrawing themselves from loved ones
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