What are some common symptoms of addiction?

Posted on 04/13/22 12:29:pm A list of common symptoms of addiction


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Addiction is a serious disorder that negatively impacts both physical and mental health. If you’re concerned that someone you love is struggling with addiction, here are a few symptoms that you should be on the lookout for.

Common symptoms of addiction include:

  • Excess consumption of substances

  • Failing to fulfill obligations at work, home, or school

  • Becoming obsessed with the substance

  • Taking risks that aren’t typical

  • Refraining from activities you used to enjoy

  • Using the substance alone or in secret

  • Having stashes of the substance hidden

  • Changes in appetite

Additional information on addiction can be found on our Facts Page as well as the Resource section of the website.

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