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Warning Signs of Addiction

Warning Signs of Drug Addiction

  • Personality changes when using.
  • Loss of interest in family/social/personal matters.
  • Loss of interest in former pursuits.
  • Resents suggestions to cut down or is hostile toward people who do not approve of his/her using.
  • Forgets appointments/plans and/or changes schedule in order to use.
  • Has become negative and less tolerant.
  • Angers easily or is frequently irritable.
  • Denies negative consequences from using.
  • Frequently seems preoccupied or has more difficulty concentrating on important matters.
  • Seems to blame others for his/her behaviors or problems.
  • Manipulates others to accommodate his/her using.

Warning Signs of Alcohol Addiction

  • Personality changes when drinking.
  • Loss of interest in family/social/personal matters.
  • Loss of interest in former pursuits.
  • Resents suggestions to cut down or is hostile toward people who do not approve of his/her drinking.
  • Forgets appointments/plans and/or changes schedule in order to drink.
  • Has become negative and less tolerant.
  • Angers easily or is frequently irritable.
  • Denies negative consequences from drinking.
  • Frequently seems preoccupied or has more difficulty concentrating on important matters.
  • Seems to blame others for his/her behaviors or problems.
  • Manipulates others to accommodate his/her drinking.

Warning Signs of Sexual Addiction

  • Have you ever thought you needed help for your sexual thinking or behavior?
  • Do you resort to sex to escape, relieve anxiety, or because you can’t cope?
  • Do you feel guilt, remorse, or depression afterward?
  • Has your pursuit of sex become more compulsive?
  • Does it interfere with relations with your spouse?
  • Do you keep going from one relationship or lover to another?
  • Does pursuit of sex cause you to act careless with regard to the welfare of yourself, your family or others?
  • Do you lose time from work for it?
  • Do you turn to a lower environment when pursuing sex?

Warning Signs of Gambling Addiction

Be alert to the need for help if gambling:

  • leaves you or your family feeling depressed, despairing, or hopeless.
  • jeopardizes the family’s welfare.
  • causes loss of time from work, or results in work-related problems.
  • results in a need to borrow money or has led the gambler to consider committing an illegal act to finance more gambling.

If any of these warning signs apply to you or a family member, it may mean there is an addiction and assistance is needed. For further guidance please call Rimrock at (406) 248-3175.