If left untreated, an inhalant addiction can lead to a variety of issues:

Physical Signs of Inhalant Addiction

  • Agitation
  • Regular hallucinations
  • Mood swings
  • Chills

Psychological Signs of Inhalant Addiction

  • Euphoria
  • Hallucinations
  • Lack of coordination

Behavioral Signs of Inhalant Addiction

  • Social withdrawal
  • Spending money on household items, such as cleaning supplies, that can be inhaled
  • Quitting activities that were previously enjoyable

Inhalant Dependence

To go along with the psychological and physical symptoms of inhalant abuse, here are some of the more common signs that somebody has become dependent on the drug:

  • Household items that can be inhaled constantly go missing
  • Withdrawal symptoms
  • Denial, which leads to arguments with others, such as parents, who are trying to help

Inhalant abuse and addiction is most common among adolescents, but this can impact people of all ages. Once somebody realizes they have a problem, there is professional help to be had.