Drug Addiction Appearance This can be a difficult area to discern; as fashions change and often times what adults feel is acceptable dress may not have anything to do with current trends. Watch for changes in dress. Does a child lose interest in how they look?
Kids want to fit in and there is peer pressure influence on the way they dress. Girls, especially, are bombarded with images on appearance. Has there been an attitude shift? Have grooming habits changed?How do you know if your kids are using? – Look for the signs like mood changes, or changes in energy levels.– Do they have redness around their eyes?-Do they seem excessive thirsty or to have dry mouth?-Have they lost a lot of weight, or they under weight?-Do they have a runny nose or is their nose red and tender?- Have they stopped eating?- Are they keeping up with their homework?- Are they more secretive?- Have they changes friends? Many of these are the impact of drug addiction appearance.To discuss drug addiction parents need quality time with their children. Try to draw them out and see what’s going on in their lives. Get smart. Don’t assume Little Johnny or Little Jane isn’t trying something new, or won’t make a bad choice. The best drug prevention program is your job as a parent right at home.We encourage you to look into drug prevention programs in your child’s school, or in the community.For more drug addiction appearance link to Symptoms of Drug Addiction
Read these six pages and learn what you need to know to spot drug addiction in: Yourself… Your Family… Your Friends… Your Community…The rest of the pages are there for your reference to explain important topics in more detail.