Over the last 30 years, the gender gap between male and female alcoholics has begun to close. Traditionally, more men than women struggled with alcoholism but these statistics have narrowed. Why? Some suggest that it may be due to the new, more equal playing field in the work force combined with the continued expectations of […]Keep Reading
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Recognize the Signs and Symptoms
If you have reason to believe a friend or loved one needs treatment for a substance abuse problem, mental health disorder or a behavioral issue, chances are, they do. By the time you begin to notice behaviors out of the norm in the individual in question, they likely have been suffering with their conditions for sometime. It’s commonplace for a person with an addiction or mental illness to attempt to hide it from friends and loved ones for as long as they can. For this reason, it’s important for you to recognize the signs and symptoms of any issues that might require rehab.
An individual with a drug addiction or alcohol problem might slowly fall apart over time. Their physical appearance might begin to deteriorate and a change in personality can become more apparent as their addiction takes hold. In combination with finding paraphernalia, it’s a sure indicator that a problem needs to be addressed.
There are a range of mental illnesses and all of them have very specific symptoms. Many of theses conditions can be co-occurring and it’s vital that both issues get treated if a dual diagnosis is given. Often, those with an addiction also have an underlying disorder that causes them to use substances as a form of self-medicating.
Medically speaking, when people speak of a person having behavioral problems, they are often referring to process addictions like gambling, hoarding or eating disorders. The signs of these involve any behaviors or rituals that are repeated over and over again, no matter what the final outcome is.