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If someone does have problems with alcohol or drug use, they may experience one or more of the following:
It is worth remembering that some of these things can be caused by things other than alcohol and other drugs. It is also true that alcohol and drug use can affect people in different ways. That is why we recommend that you speak with someone who can help you work through your concerns. The Alcohol Drug Helpline (0800 787 797) offers free confidential information, help and support.
To help identify whether someone does have a problem, you can also get useful information about drugs and alcohol on a number of websites (see our Links page).
Talking to the person in a calm and non-judgemental way can be a good place to start. ...read more