At Port of Call we always advocate helping an addict before they hit ‘rock bottom.’ That can be easier said than done if you don’t know what the signs and symptoms are to look out for though. In this blog, we give you all the facts you’ll need to take action on addiction with localised drug rehab and alcohol addiction support.
Has your loved one’s appearance, habits or behaviour changed of late? Have your suspicions been roused that something might be amiss? That maybe a sign that they are living a double life – a life of damaging substance abuse. Only, you’re not quite sure if you’re overreacting or if there is genuine cause for concern.
Chances are your intuitions are right. But let us talk you through some common signs and symptoms of addiction, to ensure that you know exactly how to help an addict at the earliest possible opportunity.
Someone who abuses alcohol may exhibit one or more of the following symptoms:
If you suspect that a loved one may be abusing drugs, look out for these various signs:
Martin is our Founder and Chief Executive. Martin is himself in long term recovery and started Port of Call to help families navigate treatment options. In 2020 Martin will open Delamere Health Ltd, the UK’s first purpose built addiction treatment clinic.
We’re specialists in UK rehab options and can advise you on alcohol rehab in the North West, drug rehab in the North West and other addiction support services in the area.