Your body has a way of letting you know that your drinking and drug use has gotten out of control. One of the first physical signs of addiction is tolerance. This means taking more and more of a substance to get the same effects as you did when you first tried it. Eventually, your body becomes so dependent on alcohol or other drugs that it reacts harshly when it’s deprived. In addition to tolerance and withdrawal, common signs of addiction to drugs and alcohol include:
If you’re experiencing these symptoms on a regular basis and still can’t help yourself or drinking and using, it’s time for you to get help.
Addiction can be identified through clear and obvious behavioral changes, like:
The longer your addiction goes unaddressed, the more it will impact your life and the harder it may be to find your way back to recovery and the life you deserve.
The American Society of Addiction Medicine has developed a comprehensive array of resources, questionnaires and assessments to help you determine if you or your loved one have an addiction problem. Still, you probably don’t need a list of questions to understand the signs of addiction. Recovery Unplugged is ready to help you reclaim your life from alcohol and drug dependency.Don't be another statistic. call 1-855-384-5794
You rarely have the luxury of waiting to seek treatment. If a traumatic or near-fatal event has forced you to realize that you have a problem, Recovery Unplugged today to start treatment tomorrow. Our admissions specialists are standing by 24-7 to speak with you or your loved one, conduct a full insurance verification and arrange transport to one of our treatment centers. You’ve taken the critical first step of recognizing the signs of addiction and admitting to yourself that you need help. We’re ready to help you make the journey back to recovery and a better quality of life.