Symptoms of addiction
The symptoms of addiction can present themselves in all areas of life
Reviewed by our drug and alcohol lead Matthew Molyneux
Addiction is generally related to alcohol, certain prescription drugs and substances such as cannabis, cocaine, amphetamine, ‘legal highs’ including mephedrone, ecstasy, ketamine, crystal meth, and heroin. There are many other drugs of abuse but we have named the main ones used in the UK.
All of the above have the potential to cause physical and psychological harm.