Signs of Abuse

  • Red and or glassy eyes
  • Depression and or mood swings
  • Tobacco smell
  • Low self image
  • Slurred speech
  • Insomnia or napping at inappropriate times
  • Neglect of personal hygiene and appearance
  • Sudden food cravings (munchies) or loss of appetite
  • Loss of weight
  • Abusive behavior
  • Lying & deceptive behavior
  • Apathy & lack of motivation
  • Unexplained absence
  • Withdrawn, does not join in family activity
  • Over re-act, often to unimportant things
  • Grades drop
  • Disappearance of items of value and or money
  • Change in circle of friends
  • Truancy
  • Irritable
  • Loss in short term memory
  • Inability to concentrate
  • Abrasions and sores
  • Self-centered & manipulative behavior
  • Avoids interaction with family and friends
  • Possessing unexplained valuables
  • Paranoia