Can we help you?

The following is a list of questions to help you take a clearer look at your pattern and habits of using alcohol/drugs.

  • Do you use more than you intend to?
  • Do you avoid people and/or places that do not condone your usage?
  • Do you spend more money on alcohol/drugs than you can afford?
  • Do you wonder why some people don’t use?
  • Do you ever drink or drug alone?
  • Do you guard your supply?
  • Have you tried substituting one substance for another thinking “one” particular substance was the problem?
  • Have you ever neglected your responsibilities due to your usage?
  • Do family and friends complain about your usage?
  • Do you use, because your family drives you crazy?
  • Have you ever conned doctors for “legal” drugs telling yourself that it’s okay to use them because they are legal?
  • Do you use one substance to offset the effects of another?
  • Have you ever been in trouble with friends, family, school, or your job because of your usage?
  • Have you ever gotten in trouble with the law as a result of your usage?
  • Do you have empty alcohol containers in your car?
  • Do you take drugs that you don’t prefer?
  • Do you do things while under the influence that you would not ordinarily do while straight?
  • Have the good times gone from your using?
  • Do you think you must be high to have a good time?
  • Do you ever question your own sanity?
  • Have you ever had a blackout where you wake up the next morning and don’t remember what happened the night before?
  • Do you lie about what or how much you use?
  • Do you use alcohol or drugs to feel more comfortable with people?
  • Have you tried to control your use?
  • Have you tried to cut down your use?
  • Have you tried to stop using?

These questions, when answered honestly, may help to show you how your life has become unmanageable. If you answered yes to 5 or more, you may have a problem. Please let us help. Even if you don’t choose us, get help somewhere.


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