Self-test for drug and alcohol addiction

Are you concerned that you may have a problem with drugs or alcohol? Answering the questions below can help you understand whether you have a problem or not.

 

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Self-test for drug and alcohol addiction

Are you concerned that you may have a problem with drugs or alcohol? Answering the questions below can help you understand whether you have a problem or not.
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  Insurance Accepted 

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All Gateway Foundation treatment centers are accredited by the Joint Commission.™

If you answer "yes" to 3 or more questions per test, you may have a problem with alcohol or drugs. If a question isn’t applicable, select “no”.


Self-test for alcohol dependency

Do you lose time from work or school due to drinking?

 

Do you drink because you are uncomfortable in social situations?

 

Do you drink alcohol to build up your self-confidence?

 

Is drinking affecting your relationships with friends?

 

Do you drink alone?

 

Do you drink to escape from studies or home worries?

 

Do you feel guilty or depressed after drinking alcohol?

 

Does it bother you when someone expresses concern over your drinking habits?

 

Do you have to take a drink when you go out to socialize?

 

Do you get along better with other people when you drink?

 

Do you get into financial troubles over buying liquor?

 

Do you feel more important when you drink?

 

Have you lost friends since you started drinking alcohol?

 

Do you drink more than most of your friends?

 

Have you started hanging around with a crowd that drinks more than your old friends?

 

Do you drink until you can't drink anymore?

 

Have you ever had a complete loss of memory from drinking?

 

Have you ever been to a hospital or been arrested due to drunken behavior?

 

Do you think you have a problem with alcohol?

 

Self-test for
drug dependency

Do you feel like you need to use the drug regularly?

 

Do you make sure you have a steady supply of your drug of choice on hand?

 

Do you want to stop, but can't?


If you feel you can't stop using, do you do things you normally would not do to get drugs?

 

Do you feel you need drugs to function normally?

 

Are you willing to do something dangerous while taking drugs, like operating a motor vehicle, or some kind of equipment that could cause bodily harm?

 

If you answered "yes" to 3 or more questions in either test, you should consider reaching out to our clinical experts here at Gateway Foundation. We're here to help.