- CHANGES IN PERFORMANCE
Examples: declining grades, increases in absenteeism, apparent memory lapses, difficulty concentrating, fits of anger, verbal or physical fights, ‘acting out’ or aggressive behavior, declining interest in extracurricular activities.
- CHANGES IN BEHAVIORAL/ PHYSICAL WELL BEING
Examples: apparent hangovers, bloodshot eyes, dilated pupils, hyperactivity, nervousness, frequent tiredness, excessive sniffing and coughing, unfamiliar scents or smells on person.
- EMOTIONAL and INTERPERSONAL CHANGES
Examples: reduced motivation, self discipline and self esteem, negativism, defensiveness, secretiveness, erratic behavior and mood swings, withdrawal from others, disorientation, verbal abuse.