Evaluate Yourself

Evaluating yourself is a good starting point to help determine your treatment needs.

Alcohol Screening.org (alcoholscreening.org)
This web site provides a brief, confidential alcohol use questionnaire to help people assess their drinking patterns. It also provides information on alcohol use and health issues and resource locators for treatment centers and support groups.

Drinkers Check Up (drinkerscheckup.com)
Developed under a federal grant from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, this web site helps people develop a better understanding of their drinking habits through an online assessment. After which, a person is provided help with deciding whether to change their drinking behavior along with ways in which this can be accomplished.

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (ncadd.org/index.php/learn-about-drugs/drug-abuse-self-test)
This simple 20-question self-test may help you to identify if your drug use is a problem or if a friend or family member may have a problem.

Phelps-Nourse Addictiveness Test (lapage.com/arr/phelps.htm)
This confidential online questionnaire was developed by two MD's and is based on their theory of the biochemical basis of addiction.  It includes five parts (diet, family history, depression, alcohol use, and drug use) that represent risk factors for addictiveness. After each section, click Done at the bottom of the page to move on to the next section of the questionnaire.