Drug & Alcohol Self-Assessment

1. Have you ever decided to stop drinking and/or using for a week or so, but only lasted for a couple of days?

2. Do you wish people would mind their own business about your drinking and/or using – stop telling you what to do?

3. Have you ever switched from one kind of drink or drug to another in the hope that this would keep you from losing control?

4. Have you had to have an “eye-opener” upon awakening during the past year? Do you need to drink or use drugs to get started, or stop shaking?

5. Do you envy people who can drink or use drugs without getting into trouble?

6. Have you had problems connected with drinking or using during the last year?

7. Has your drinking or using caused trouble at home?

8. Do you every try to get “extra” drinks or drugs at a party because you did not get enough?

9. Do you tell yourself you can stop drinking or using any time you want to, even though you keep getting high when you don’t mean to?

10. Have you missed days of work or school because of drinking or drugs?

11. Do you have blackouts?

12. Have you ever felt that your life would be better if you did not drink or use?
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1. Have you ever decided to stop drinking and/or using for a week or so, but only lasted for a couple of days?
Yes   No

2. Do you wish people would mind their own business about your drinking and/or using – stop telling you what to do?
Yes   No

3. Have you ever switched from one kind of drink or drug to another in the hope that this would keep you from losing control?
Yes   No

4. Have you had to have an “eye-opener” upon awakening during the past year? Do you need to drink or use drugs to get started, or stop shaking?
Yes   No

5. Do you envy people who can drink or use drugs without getting into trouble?
Yes   No

6. Have you had problems connected with drinking or using during the last year?
Yes   No

7. Has your drinking or using caused trouble at home?
Yes   No

8. Do you every try to get “extra” drinks or drugs at a party because you did not get enough?
Yes   No

9. Do you tell yourself you can stop drinking or using any time you want to, even though you keep getting high when you don’t mean to?
Yes   No

10. Have you missed days of work or school because of drinking or drugs?
Yes   No

11. Do you have blackouts?
Yes   No

12. Have you ever felt that your life would be better if you did not drink or use?
Yes   No
Did you answer “Yes” to 2 or more questions? If so, you are probably struggling with alcohol or drugs.

Recovery Alaska is here to help you by showing how we were able to stop drinking and using drugs ourselves. Recovery Alaska does not promise to solve all your life’s problems, but we can show you how we have learned to live without drinking or using, one day at a time, with the help of our Higher Power, Jesus Christ!  The ability to maintain sobriety given to us by Christ allows us to then address the other issues life has thrown at us without drugs and alcohol getting in the way and preventing our success.
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