Signs and Symptoms

  Alcohol and Chemical Dependency

                                  Amphetamines

  • Acne                              Loss of Appetite
  • Oily Skin                         Insomnia
  • Dilated Pupils                   Rapid Speech
  • Weight Loss                    Paranoia
  • Mood Swings                   Inability to Concentrate

               Marijuana

  • Odor of Burned Rope           Reddish Eyes
  • Increased Appetite             Burn holes in Clothes
  • Loss of Initiative                Sleepiness

Cocaine

  • Borrowing Money              Insomnia
  • Dilated Pupils                   Loss of Appetite

Opiates

  •           Groggy            Constricted Pupils

            General Symptoms of Substance Abuse

Change of friends   :    Lowered grades   :    Memory Loss

Changes in sleep : Study habits : Mood and appearance

                            Drug Paraphernalia

  • Mirrors     Razor Blades     Straws or Rolled up bills
  • Syringes   Rolling Paper     Powder in plastic bags
  • Bent spoons with burn marks on bottom