Signs & Symptoms of Drug Abuse

Signs & Symptoms of Drug Abuse

We believe proactive prevention is the answer to long-term success. Our goal is to empower and educate youth, families, and communities with the knowledge and courage they need to identify and prevent negative youth behavior.

Below are some early warning signs & symptoms that may indicate drug abuse:

  • Unexplained drop in grades

  • Isolates from family

  • Frequent and sudden change in moods

  • Dishonest about whereabouts

  • Dishonest about a lot of things

  • Early cigarette smoking

  • Change in peer groups

  • Often draws pot leaves, drugs, or drug symbols

  • Parental defiance

  • Red, watery, or glassy eyes

  • Uses eye drops to hide red eyes

  • Late or unexplained hours

  • Rejection of parental values

  • Has unexplained paraphernalia

  • Disappearance of money or possessions

  • Defensive about drug use

  • Antisocial behavior

  • Loss of interest in previous hobbies and activities


Our 14 Drug Test allows you to detect the presence of 7 illicit and 7 prescription drugs in the privacy of your own home.