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Warning Signs of Addiction for Common Addictions.

We have accumulated the common place warnings for addiction, to help you see if our programs at Valiant Recovery is a good fit for you, Valiant Recovery is a luxurious Rehab Center who’s main goal is to give treatment in a safe space. common warnings for addiction can be found underneath.

Warning signs that someone you love may be addicted to drugs.
  • Bloodshot eyes
  • Pupils are larger or smaller than they usually appear
  • Quick weight loss or gain, (dependent on individual and type of drug)
  • Increase or decrease in appetite
  • sleep patterns have changed
  • Bad breath, and changed body odor
  • Strange odor on clothing
  • Change in physical appearance, usually a decrease
  • Personal care habits have changed
  • Slurred speech
  • Coordination seams impaired, may appear groggy or extremely tired
  • Frequent, sudden mood changes
  • Personality has become different, this may be consistent, or come and go
  • Over exited, even hyper at moments
  • Highly irritated or agitated at moments, may leave and return calm
  • Paranoia, seems afraid
  • Extremely anxious
  • Decreased motivation, doesn’t seam to have it together
  • Strong moments of anger
  • Becoming physically abusive
  • Missing work, or other obligations
  • Decreased performance at work, may have been recently demoted or fired
  • Overspending of money, which may have created financial problems
  • Needing to borrow finances, noticing money going missing without reason
  • Secretive or suspicious behaviors
  • Change in friends
  • Change in social activities
  • Having accidents, may be simple, like cutting hand with knife, etc.
  • Tremors, unexplained seizure

Our staff at Valiant Recovery want you to understand that you do not have to be alone in this ordeal and we are here to help you or a loved one you care for get the treatment that is needed. Our wish is to help our clients recover from their addictions and damaging behaviours with the understanding that recovery was a crucial step to living a much happier life.

If you need help, please call 1.877.958.8247

Warning signs that your spouse or loved one may be a sex addict.
  • has pornographic material at home or at work
  • uses pornographic videos, or pictures when making love
  • sex with spouse has either had a sudden increase or decrease
  • during sex you feel unloved, alone, or unconnected, sex is just about the act
  • when having sex he or she has decreased in sexual energy
  • during sex he or she is very aggressive or controlling
  • demands sex, or manipulates to get sex,
  • becomes angry or depressed if doesn’t get sex, may have a temper tantrum, or become childish.
  • after sex there is often a rapid attitude, or mood change
  • after sex, partner either becomes much nicer to you, or angry and blames you
  • unexplained internet and phone and credit card purchases,
  • increased, unexplained, unknown numbers on phone bill
  • unexplained cash withdrawals
  • waking up earlier to watch TV or sit at the computer
  • staying up late to watch TV or sit at the computer
  • frequently comes home from work late
  • know of or expect sexual affairs
  • he or she leaves for unexplained reasons
  • separating from family and friends, wants frequent alone tome
  • appears depressed and unattached, distracted
  • tries to control friends, coworkers, distances self from those who are intimidating
  • when questioned, makes excuses, lies, or manipulates answers

Our staff at Valiant Recovery want you to understand that you do not have to be alone in this ordeal and we are here to help you or a loved one you care for get the treatment that is needed. Our wish is to help our clients recover from their addictions and damaging behaviours with the understanding that recovery was a crucial step to living a much happier life.

Warning signs of a gambling addiction.
  • Increased interest with gambling
  • lie, make excuses for or try to hide there addiction
  • very defensive whine questioned
  • they say they will stop when they win, but do not
  • wont stop gambling until they have made up for there loss
  • When feeling depressed, they turn to gambling,
  • after a fight, or to avoid discussion they turn gambling as a way to escape problems
  • once they start playing, it is almost impossible to pull them away whether they are winning or loosing
  • large amounts of money being taken out of the account, increased secrecy of personal finances
  • several direct banking transactions, within a short period, from same location
  • continue to gamble even when out of money
  • Missing work, avoiding responsibilities
  • have become very impatient
  • rapid mood swings
  • when not gambling, or trying not to they are irritable, agitated and restless
  • number of people are concerned about him or her

Our staff at Valiant Recovery want you to understand that you do not have to be alone in this ordeal and we are here to help you or a loved one you care for get the treatment that is needed. Our wish is to help our clients recover from their addictions and damaging behaviours with the understanding that recovery was a crucial step to living a much happier life.

Warning signs that someone you love may be an alcoholic.
  • Say “I need a drink”, rather than “I want”
  • talk excessively about alcohol
  • try to hide there drinking from others who know them well
  • drink alcohol daily
  • Seams to be a a very relaxed state after having a first drink
  • when drinking, they become violent, or aggressive
  • tend to drink alone often
  • stop caring about personal hygiene
  • decrease in appearance
  • complaints from work
  • started lying
  • bad breath
  • smell alcohol on body, clothes
  • frequent headaches
  • trembling, especially in the morning

Our staff at Valiant Recovery want you to understand that you do not have to be alone in this ordeal and we are here to help you or a loved one you care for get the treatment that is needed. Our wish is to help our clients recover from their addictions and damaging behaviours with the understanding that recovery was a crucial step to living a much happier life.

Warning signs that a friend or family member is addicted to self harm.
  • They have several scars on different parts of ether body, usually there arms , legs or stomach. These scars could be from knife, razor blade, scratching, excessive rubbing, etc.
  • always wear long sleeves, even in very hot weather, to hide scars
  • never wears shorts or short skirts
  • hands have scars, may appear over scratched
  • gets overly upset with them self after making a mistake
  • depressed, very low self esteem,
  • may have extreme anger control
  • may be unable to express emotions normally
  • may co-existing with obsessive compulsive, and eating disorders

Our staff would like you to know that you don’t have to be alone with this, we are here to help you or a loved one to get the treatment that is required. Our goal is to get our clients to overcome their addictions and damaging behaviours, understanding that recovering is a crucial step in living a happier, healther and sober life.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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