Know what the count is of each medication (per bottle)
Pay attention to whom your child is hanging out with
Get to know who your childs friends are (including the parents of those friends)
Have "house rules" (sit everyone down and make the house rules as a family)
Establish a curfew
Know what your childs likes and dislikes are. If you are close to your child it will be much easier to notice when something is "off" or "not right"
Withdrawn from activities that are their "normal"
Change in group of friends
More negative attitude than usual
Changes in sleeping pattern
Sleeping all day and up all night
Loss of interest in family
Begins breaking promises or commitments
Borrowing/ stealing money or items of values
Physical Changes/ Signs
Hardly able to keep eyes open
Falling asleep in the middle of doing a task (AKA: nodding off/ fading out)
Marks on arms at site of injection (track marks; scarring)
**The information on this page is provided as general informational purposes only. All information is to be used as a suggestion for prevention. It is NOT intended to treat, diagnose, or cure anyone nor will it prevent everyone from misusing and/or abusing drugs (prescriptions) or alcohol. It is NOT meant to replace advice from a medical professional. While the information on this site is considered to be true; changes in circumstances, per individual, could impact the accuracy of this information. **Photo is credited to the Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey. drugfreenj.org
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