KNOW THE SIGNS: Are you or a loved one struggling?

It can happen to anyone. Have you noticed changes in your, or a loved ones, personality or behavior? Are you worried that your pain medication will run out and you won’t be able to get access to more? Have your co-workers, friends or family made comments to you? If so, continue reading.

If you can answer ‘yes’ to any of the signs and symptoms below about yourself or a loved one, call us. We can help you regain control again.

Have you noticed any…

Behavioral changes:
  • Defying authority, breaking rules, or getting in trouble at work
  • Irritable or short tempered
  • Unreliable
  • Abruptly breaking off relationships
  • Difficulties with memory, concentration or confusion

Physical changes:
  • Low energy levels
  • Poor hygiene
  • Use of cover-ups such as sunglasses, breath mints, incense and room fresheners
  • Constipation, difficulty urinating, decreased libido and/or sexual performance issues

Treatment changes:
  • Inappropriate or excessive use of medications, taking more than is prescribed or running out early
  • Use of heroin to help with pain as a less expensive alternative to medication
  • Preoccupation with obtaining or using substances
  • Suffering withdrawal symptoms when you try to cut back
  • Using drugs in the morning as a wake up
  • Trying to stop using drugs or alcohol but couldn’t
  • Feeling guilty about using drugs
  • Work, home or school responsibilities have suffered
  • Lying to people about your drug and/or alcohol use
  • Drinking or drug use causes symptoms such as shaking, vomiting or paranoia
  • Finding it difficult to have a good time without using substances


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