Drug Addiction

The following self-assessment is intended to help you determine whether drugs are contributing to significant problems in your life. This assessment is for information purposes only and is not a substitute for a professional evaluation. Only a health care professional can make a formal diagnosis. All results are confidential and anonymous.

Instructions: Please respond to each item the best you can regarding how drug use affects you and your life. If your answer is yes, or mostly yes to an item respond with yes, if your answer is no or mostly no respond with no. Click “Submit” when you complete the survey to see your results and receive other feedback.

Drug Addiction


Do you sometimes get angry or disappointed at yourself for not being able to quit using drugs?

Do you undergo personality changes or mood swings related to your drug use?

Do you sometimes put using drugs ahead of your significant relationships in your life?

When you use drugs, does it take more to get you high than it used to?

Have you ever been in trouble with the law due to drug use, for driving, possession of drugs, selling or other drug related activity?

Has your drug use caused fights and arguments with family members or friends?

Does using drugs make you feel depressed, angry, or upset?

Have you broken promises to yourself that you will quit or cut back on your drug use?

Has a major area of your life been negatively affected by your drug use (work, close relationships, health, school, self esteem)?

Are most of your friends into using drugs?

Do you find it necessary to lie to employers, relatives or friends in order to hide your drug use?

Have you ever thought that you have a drug problem?

Has your sleep been significantly affected by drug use (either sleeping too much or not getting enough sleep)?

Have you ever been encouraged by others, whom you trust, to stop or cut back on your drug use?

Have you ever wished that you could talk to someone who could understand your drug-related problems and offer real help?

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