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Prescription Drug Abuse Signs

Some of the signs of prescription drug abuse to look out for include:

  • Constricted pupils, slurred speech
  • Personality changes, mood swings, irritability
  • Excessive energy, avoiding sleep
  • Sweating, flushed skin, loss of appetite
  • Forgetfulness, sleepiness and clumsiness

Prescription Drug Abuse Signs at home:

  • Missing pills, unfamiliar pills
  • Empty cough and cold medicine bottles or packages

If your teen has prescription medicine:

  • Keep control of the bottle
  • Be alert to your teen running out of pills quickly, losing pills

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If you or someone you know is struggling with Prescription Drugs or other forms of substance abuse, Gateway Treatment Centers can help.

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