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Signs of Addiction and Trouble in Teens

Are you the parent of a troubled teen that you believe is suffering from addiction? If the answer is yes then you as a parent need to understand that you are not alone and help is out there. The professionals of ZES are here to help families find the perfect help options for their teens that are struggling with addiction and or other issues. If you have any questions in regards to the help options that are available to you then please consider calling the professionals of ZES now for a free consultation at 866-471-8579.

Addiction is a condition in which the body must have a drug to avoid physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms. Addiction’s first stage is dependence, during which the search for a drug dominates an individual’s life. An addict eventually develops tolerance, which forces the person to consume larger and larger doses of the drug to get the same effect. Therein lies the danger, drugs and other addictive substances are all dangerous and an addict will continue to use in increasingly larger doses that can lead to serious side effects and in many cases death.

It is for this reason that parents need to be ready to intervene at a moments notice. If you believe your child may be suffering from addiction then there are certain signs that you can look for.

Signs of Addiction in Troubled Teens

  • Red or bloodshot eyes
  • Easily angered
  • Lack of motivation
  • Change in appearance
  •  Unexplained expenses or irregular need of money
  • Secretive behavior
  • Change in sleeping patterns
  • Withdrawal from family or friends
  • Physical Withdrawal like symptoms

If your child is exhibiting these signs and or symptoms then he or she may be struggling with addiction. The professionals of ZES are here to help families of troubled teens to find the perfect solution for helping their addicted child. If you are the parent of a troubled teen and are looking for possible solutions then calling ZES for a free consultation may be the first step in your Childs recovery. Please consider calling now and let the professionals of ZES help you to find the therapeutic help option best suited to assisting your child on his road to recovery. Call now at 866-471-8579.

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