Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6When students are using alcohol or drugs, there are often warning signs. The following are some of the most common warning signs:  drop in grades  change in behavior  more defiant attitude  change in friends  getting in trouble at school  talking about alcohol or drugs  change in physical appearance (e.g., weight loss, red eyes)  lack of interest in activities that were previously enjoyed  change in sleeping or eating patterns  physical evidence of use (e.g., beer cans, drug paraphernalia, odors on clothing, extra cold medicines, extra aerosol cans, drawings of alcohol or drug related items)  dropping out of school activities and/or sports If you suspect that your child is using alcohol, drugs, or tobacco, talk to your child about your concerns. For help and advice, talk to your child’s counselor or physician. Warning Signs