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Do you think you or a loved one may be addicted to drugs? If you or a loved one may have a drug addiction, take the following self-help quiz to find out if you may be displaying the common symptoms of a serious substance abuse problem. Drug abuse affects millions of Americans and should be treated as early as possible to treat its destructive and lethal consequences. This test is only for informational purposes and should be not used as a substitute for a professional evaluation.

Self Assessment Test:
NO YES
1. Are there times when you are dissatisfied with yourself for not having the ability to quit using drugs?
2. Do you feel down on your luck or disheartened when you use drugs?
3. Do a large majority of your friends use drugs?
4. Have people closest to you been alarmed at the amount of drugs you use and urged you to stop or decrease your drug use?
5. Have you found yourself in a position where you needed to lie to close friends and family as well as your employer about your alcohol use?
6. Does it take more drugs now to get you high than it used to?
7. In your life, does drugs ever come ahead of important relationships?
8. Have you noticed that alcohol has caused you to sleep significantly more or less recently?
9. Has your drug use harmed key areas of your everyday life? (professional, social, personal)
10. Have you been getting into disputes with loved ones because of your drug use?
11. In your opinion, have drugs ever been a problem for you?
12. Have you pledged to yourself that you will stop or decrease your drug use and failed to uphold that pledge?
13. Do you notice that there are changes in your personality and moods when you use drugs?
14. Have you had problems with the law due to drug related activity? (possession, selling)
15. Was there ever a time when you desired to speak with a professional who empathizes with the drug-related problems that you have?
This test is only for informational purposes and should not be used as a substitute for a professional evaluation.

If you scored 0 on the test

Possibility of Drug Addiction: Not Likely

Although there is no concern for troublesome drug use, you can always learn more about promoting a wholesome lifestyle.

At this time, there is no cause for concern as it relates to your drug use. If you would like additional information concerning drug addiction, please browse our site www.treatment4addiction.com. Here you can learn more about how certain tendencies to do drugs can negatively affect the relationships that you have with family and friends as well as your overall welfare. Keep in mind that it is quite possible that we may have failed to touch on a certain area regarding drug addiction as this test is not all-encompassing.

It is quite possible to curtail or control the drug use that causes difficulty in your life. Many times you can obtain help from close friends and family, specialized support groups, or professionals trained to treat these very powerful habits. A large majority of people that repeatedly attempt to combat drug-related tendencies are able to better control them with continued effort. You first need to decide whether you think your drug use is a problem and if it is, whether you are ready to seek professional help.If you scored 1-4 on the test

Possibility of Drug Addiction: Minimal

We suggest that, at this point, you begin to observe and examine if your drug-related tendencies are having an adverse effect on your life and on those you are closest to.

Based on the answers that you provided in the assessment, there is a minimal possibility that you may be participating in extreme and addicting drug use. In the future, these habits could turn into a more serious concern, but based on the answers that you provided, the extent of your problem is not clear. If you are still not sure about possible addictions, we recommend that you take a few moments and browse through the materials provided on www.treatment4addiction.com to learn more about what could be troublesome addictions. It may also be wise to meet with a trusted drug addiction professional to become better educated about how best to avoid these types of behaviors. Keep in mind that it is quite possible that we may have failed to touch on a certain area regarding drug addiction as this test is not all-encompassing, therefore, you may want to seek out more information.

It is quite possible to curtail or control those drug-related activities that cause difficulty in your life. Many times you can obtain help from close friends and family, specialized support groups, or professionals trained to treat these very powerful habits. A large majority of people that repeatedly attempt to combat drug-related tendencies are able to better control them with continued effort. You first need to decide whether you think your drug use is a problem and if it is, whether you are ready to seek professional help.If you scored 5-9 on the test

Possibility of Drug Addiction: Modest

You should begin to examine how your drug use is influencing the lives of those closest to you and your relationship with them. Investigate the advantages of conquering these addictions and ways that you can reduce the problems associated with them. Also, explore talking to an experienced drug addiction treatment professional.

Based on the answers that you provided in the assessment, there is a modest possibility that you may be participating in extreme and addicting drug use. In the future, these habits could turn into a more serious concern, but based on the answers that you provided, the extent of your problem is not clear. If you are still not sure about possible addictions, we recommend that you take a few moments and browse through the materials provided on www.treatment4addiction.com to learn more about what could be troublesome addictions. It may also be wise to meet with a trusted drug addiction professional to become better educated about how best to avoid these types of behaviors. Keep in mind that it is quite possible that we may have failed to touch on a certain area regarding drug addiction as this test is not all-encompassing, therefore, you may want to seek out more information.

It is quite possible to curtail or control those drug-related activities that cause difficulty in your life. Many times you can obtain help from close friends and family, specialized support groups, or professionals trained to treat these very powerful habits. A large majority of people that repeatedly attempt to combat drug-related tendencies are able to better control them with continued effort. You first need to decide whether you think your drug use is a problem and if it is, whether you are ready to seek professional help.If you scored 10 or above on the test

Possiblity of Drug Addiction: Alarming

You should begin to examine how your drug-related activities are influencing the lives of those closest to you and your relationship with them. Investigate the advantages of conquering these addictions and ways that you can reduce the problems associated with them. Also, explore talking to an experienced drug addiction treatment professional. If you are participating in drug-related activities that could be deemed illegal, we highly suggest that you consider steering clear of these types of activities and think about the potential harm this activity could have on yourself and those closest to you.

Based on the answers that you provided in the assessment, there is an alarming possibility that you may be participating in extreme and addicting drug use. In the future, these habits could turn into a more serious concern, but based on the answers that you provided, the extent of your problem is not clear. If you are still not sure about possible addictions, we recommend that you take a few moments and browse through the materials provided on www.treatment4addiction.com to learn more about what could be troublesome addictions. It may also be wise to meet with a trusted drug addiction professional to become better educated about how best to avoid these types of behaviors. Keep in mind that it is quite possible that we may have failed to touch on a certain area regarding drug addiction as this test is not all-encompassing, therefore, you may want to seek out more information.

It is quite possible to curtail or control those drug-related activities that cause difficulty in your life. Many times you can obtain help from close friends and family, specialized support groups, or professionals trained to treat these very powerful habits. A large majority of people that repeatedly attempt to combat drug-related tendencies are able to better control them with continued effort. You first need to decide whether you think your drug use is a problem and if it is, whether you are ready to seek professional help.