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Addiction is often characterized by loss of control, tolerance, withdrawal symptoms, and continued use/involvement despite harmful consequences.

Signs of Addiction

Being irritable, anxious, distressing

School or work problems

Sleep disturbance

Financial problems

Missing important activities, duties or

engagements

Negative Consequences of Addiction

Poor emotional health

Mental health problems

Deteriorating academic results

Disrupted work performance

Financial difficulties

Legal problems

Low self-esteem

Social isolation

Damaged relationships

Prevention is Better Than Cure

Addiction is preventable by involving targeted vulnerable groups, families, schools and communities in educational programs which focus on the followings:

Awareness of symptoms and signs of addiction

Awareness of risk and harms

Improving resiliency

Enhancing stress management and problem solving

Early identification and assessment

Help-line, referral and service information