Dependence Test

A Basic Dependence Test


Answer the following questions truthfully:
  1. Do you often think about drinking?
  2. Do you feel you need to drink?
  3. Do you need to drink to relax?
  4. Do you need to drink to calm down?
  5. Do you avoid parties with no alcohol?
  6. Do you drink alone?
  7. Do you drink in secret?
  8. Do you always drink more than one?
  9. Do you drink too much?
  10. Do you brag about how much you can drink?
  11. Do you drink the first one fast?
  12. Do you drink for days on end?
  13. Do you need more alcohol to feel happy?
  14. Do you have lots of hangovers?
  15. Do you drink a steady-maker in the morning?
  16. Do you get black-outs when you drink?
  17. Do you have loss of appetite when drinking?
  18. Does your sleeping pattern change while you drink?
  19. Has there been effects on your relationships due to drinking?
  20. Do you have problems at work because of drinking?
  21. Do you have money problems because of drinking?
  22. Do you neglect your faith?
  23. Did your health deteriorate?
  24. Do your eyes and face turn red?
  25. Do you get hallucinations?
  26. Do you avoid discussions about your drinking?
  27. Do you get angry when someone reprimands you about your drinking?
  28. Does your drinking cause embarrassment?
  29. Do you seek reasons to drink?
  30. Do you make others drink with you?
  31. Do you often make promises to drink less?
  32. Are you touchy about your drinking?
  33. Do you change drinks as excuse?
  34. Do you withdraw because of your drinking?
  35. Do you make drastic changes because of your drinking?
  36. Do you always make sure you have enough alcohol?
  37. Do you take stupid chances when you drink.
  38. Do you mix with people below your status when you drink?
  39. Do you seek excuses for your constant drinking?
  40. Do you obsess about drinking?
  41. Do you feel guilty when you drink too much?
  42. Do you feel anxious about your drinking?
  43. Do you tell lies about your drinking?
  44. Do you often smell of alcohol?
  45. Do you eat something like mints to get rid of the smell of alcohol?
  46. Are you secretive when you drink or about drinking?
  47. Do you hide alcohol?
  48. Do you always have alcohol for unforseen circumstances?
  49. Do you vomit often while or after drinking?
  50. Does most of your friends drink?
familywidekleinThe more answers you answered YES to, the higher the likelihood you have a problem.
Please don’t be ashamed to get help. It takes more than just will-power to quit drinking.  Remember, dependence is not just for the outcasts of society, dependence leads to becoming an outcast of society.
There are many professional people who suffer from substance abuse. Alcohol, pills or even drugs. Really think about your future if you feel you have a problem. We can not stress this enough – at the CAD you do not have to worry about being labeled with the stigma of Alcoholism or abuse. Every meeting is confidential.
Join the CAD today for the support you need.