Signs of Addiction and Addiction Disorder

Early intervention & treatment saves lives. Learn to recognize the signs of an addiction disorder.

Addiction does not often exist on its own. Most addiction disorders involve a complex mix of substance abuse, addiction, and a combination of physical & mental health issues associated with substance abuse & addiction.

Some complicating conditions may pre-date addiction disorder, while others may be caused by or amplified by drug or alcohol use and addiction.

Review the sections below to learn the signs of substance abuse, addiction, and mental illness commonly associated with addiction disorders.