Here are some behaviors or symptoms of drug addicts include:
- You react emotionally or emotionally if anyone ask questions about your use of the drug.
- You need to use the drug regularly (daily, usually every few days, or even more frequently).
- You spend more time and energy getting and using the drug.
- You need more and more of the drug to produce the same effect.
- You give up other activities because of your drug use.
- You cannot stop using the drug because of a physical reaction.
- You keep using the drug even though you do not want to.
- It becomes a high priority to you to make sure you have a supply of the drug.
- You do other things or drive when you are under the influence of the drug, even when you know that it is unsafe.
- Your drug addiction is at a high priority, when you will make sure you have a supply of the drug.
- A belief that you need the drug to deal with problems.
- You spend money to obtain the drug, whether or not you can afford it.
- You begin to do things you will not normally do in order to get the drug (steal, lie, etc.).
Drug Addiction treatments may include withdrawal therapy or psychological therapies (self-help groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), counseling, and treatment programs. However, on a Medical Assistant form have a part where it ask what kind drugs you are currently taken and does it lessen your withdrawal symptoms may be needed. Drug Addiction is a chronic and danger of relapse is a high risk without seeking medical and psychological support.
Social Security Disability or SSI filing a Claim for Drug Addiction Diagnosis
It is not possible for you to receive Social Security Disability or Supplemental Income Benefits based only having a Drug Abuse and Addiction. Unfortunately, Social Security Administration (SSA) will not approve your disability benefits for people with a disability that was caused or worsened by your drug addiction.
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