Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse
Does your drug or alcohol habit interfere with you obligations at work, school or home? (for Yes/No
example frequent absences or lateness, poor performance, neglecting house duties or care of others)

Do you take drugs or alcohol when you are driving or in charge of machinery? Yes/No

Has your drug or alcohol habit caused you to be arrested, reprimanded or in trouble with the authorities?  Yes/No

Does your drug or alcohol habit cause others distress? Yes/No

Have others complained about your behaviour while you have taken drugs or alcohol? Yes/No

Do you drink alcohol more than 3 times a week? Yes/No

Can you abstain (not take) drugs or alcohol for at least one month without experiencing any cravings or distressing symptoms? Yes/No

Do you lie to others about the quantity of drugs or alcohol you take? Yes/No

If you have said yes to four or more of these statements it may be worthwhile talking to a psychologist about these feelings.