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Waynesboro, PA

  Waynesboro Police Department
Drug Awareness

Drug Abuse Resistance Education
Signs in the Home
  • Loss of interest in family activities.
  • Disrespect for family rules.
  • Withdrawal from responsibilities.
  • Verbally or physically abusive.
  • Sudden increase or decrease in appetite.
  • Disappearance of valuable items or money.
  • Not coming home on time.
  • Not telling you where they are going.
  • Constant excuses for behavior.
  • Spending a lot of time in their room.
  • Lies about activities.
  • Finding the following: cigarette rolling papers, pipes, roach clips, small glass vials, plastic baggies, remnants of drugs (seeds, etc).

Signs at School
  • Sudden drop in grades.
  • Truancy.
  • Loss of interest in learning.
  • Sleeping in class.
  • Poor work performance.
  • Not doing homework.
  • Defiant of authority.
  • Poor attitude towards sports or other extracurricular activities.
  • Reduced memory and attention span.
  • Not informing you of teacher meetings, open houses, etc.

Physical and Emotional Signs
  • Changes friends.
  • Smell of alcohol or marijuana on breath or body.
  • Unexplainable mood swings or behavior.
  • Negative, argumentative, paranoid or confused, destructive, anxious.
  • Over-reacts to criticism.
  • Acts rebellious.
  • Sharing few if any of their personal problems.
  • Doesn't seem as happy as they used to be.
  • Overly tired or hyperactive.
  • Drastic weight loss or gain.
  • Unhappy and depressed.
  • Cheats or steals.
  • Always needs money, or has excessive amounts of money.
  • Sloppiness in appearance.

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