ERG: Get the facts about rehab
For people with drug & alcohol problems

Self-assessment questionnaire

Our addiction self-assessment questionnaire walks you through the factors that healthcare professionals use to diagnose addiction. You may answer as few or as many questions as you wish.

1. Have you ever felt that you should cut down on alcohol/drugs?

Yes
No
N/A

2. Do you ever drink or use drugs alone?

Yes
No
N/A

3. Have other people criticised the amount you drink/use?

Yes
No
N/A

4. Have you ever felt guilty about your drinking/drug use?

Yes
No
N/A

5. Have you ever lied about the amount you drink and the drugs you take?

Yes
No
N/A

6. Do you spend time thinking about alcohol or drugs?

Yes
No
N/A

7. Have you ever used alcohol or drugs to numb painful or emotional feelings of stress?

Yes
No
N/A

8. Have you found the need to drink/use more than previously to get the desired effect?

Yes
No
N/A

9. Does your drinking/drug use make life at home unhappy?

Yes
No
N/A

10. Have you given up or cut down on activities that were important or interesting or enjoyable, in order to drink/do drugs?

Yes
No
N/A

11. Is it an effort to resist drinking/using before a certain time of day?

Yes
No
N/A

12. Have you been late or missed work due to alcohol/drugs?

Yes
No
N/A

13. Have you ever been in trouble with the law as a result of drinking or taking drugs?

Yes
No
N/A

14. Have you ever taken one drug to overcome the effects of another?

Yes
No
N/A

15. Have you found yourself shaking, nervous, feeling sick, restless, sweating or with a racing heart?

Yes
No
N/A

16. Have you continued to drink/use drugs even though you knew it was making you feel depressed/anxious / causing health problems?

Yes
No
N/A

17. Have you taken a drink or used a drug to recover from the after-effects of drinking/ drug taking?

Yes
No
N/A

18. Have you ever tried to stop or control your using or drinking?

Yes
No
N/A

19. Do you feel depressed/anxious when you run out of drugs/alcohol?

Yes
No
N/A

20. Are you happy with the way your life is going?

Yes
No
N/A

Your score:

 

We recommend you contact our therapy team to discuss your problems and guide you through your treatment options.

Alternatively, call our confidential 24-hour helpline on 0800 0322 880.

Both of these services are free of charge and completely confidential.