Drug Addiction Self Assessment

Drug Addiction Self-Assessment


Am I Drug Addicted?

Are you wondering if you have a drug problem?

Are you concerned about your use — or abuse — of drugs? Are you concerned about someone else's probable drug abuse? This simple 20-question self-test may help you to identify if there is a drug use problem in your life or in the life of a love one.

Please Note: This test does not include questions about alcohol use. To take a self-test focused on possible alcohol abuse problem; please click on:
Am I an Alcoholic?

The following questions can help you determine if there is a possible drug problem that you may need to be concerned about. Drug abuse refers to:
(1) the use of prescribed or "over-the-counter" drugs, in excess, or used not as directed by a medical professional
(2) the use of a prescription drug in any non-medical situation. The various classes of drugs may include: cannabis (e.g. marijuana, hash), solvents, tranquilizers (e.g. Valium), barbiturates, cocaine, stimulants (e.g. speed), \hallucinogens (e.g. LSD) or narcotics (e.g. heroin).

When answering the questions pleaes take into consideration your actions over the course of the past 12 months.

Please be sure to answer every question.

NCADD Self-Test:  What are the Signs of Alcoholism?

1. Have you used drugs other than those required for medicinal reasons? Yes   No
2. Have you abused prescription drugs? Yes   No
3. Do you abuse more than one drug at a time? Yes   No
4. Can you get through the week without using drugs? Yes   No
5. Are you always able to stop using drugs when you want to? Yes   No
6. Have you had "blackouts" or "flashbacks" as a result of drug use? Yes   No
7. Do you ever feel bad or guilty about your drug use? Yes   No
8. Does your spouse (or parents) ever complain about your involvement with drugs? Yes   No
9. Has drug abuse created problems between you and your spouse or your parents? Yes   No
10. Have you lost friends because of your use of drugs? Yes   No
11. Have you neglected your family because of your use of drugs? Yes   No
12. Have you been in trouble at work because of drug abuse? Yes   No
13. Have you lost a job because of drug abuse? Yes   No
14. Have you gotten into fights when under the influence of drugs? Yes   No
15. Have you engaged in illegal activities in order to obtain drugs? Yes   No
16. Have you been arrested for possession of illegal drugs? Yes   No
17. Have you ever experienced withdrawal symptoms (felt sick) when you stopped taking drugs? Yes   No
18. Have you had medical problems as a result of your drug use (e.g. memory loss, hepatitis, convulsions, bleeding, etc.)? Yes   No
19. Have you gone to anyone for help for a drug problem? Yes   No
20. Have you been involved in a treatment program specifically related to drug use? Yes   No


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