Signs your loved ones may be experiencing substance abuse or have mental health issues

Behavioral health consultant Scott Silverman joined Good Morning San Diego to talk about signs your loved ones may be experiencing substance abuse or have mental health issues.

Signs that your child may be experiencing a substance abuse or mental health issue:
*Hygiene – Change in basic hygiene behaviors
*Appetite – Loss of appetite or changes in eating behaviors , types/quantities of foods
*School grades – Sudden change in grades
*Conflicts – school, friends, home, law again out of the ordinary.
*Timeliness – home and school, coming home late, missing school
*Isolating/distancing themselves from usual friends, groups
*Diminished concentration
*Mood swings
*Rapid collection of some of the above issues

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