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Just the Facts on Drugs

How Are Alcohol and Drugs Affecting Your Life?

A Self-Test For Teenagers by the
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc.
NCADD

1.

Do you use alcohol or other drugs to build self-confidence?

YES

NO

2.

Do you ever drink or get high immediately after you have a problem at home or at school?

YES

NO

3.

Have you ever missed school due to alcohol or other drugs?

YES

NO

4.

Does it bother you if someone says that you use too much alcohol or other drugs?

YES

NO

5.

Have you started hanging out with a heavy drinking or drug using crowd?

YES

NO

6.

Are alcohol or other drugs affecting your reputation?

YES

NO

7.

Do you feel guilty or bummed out after using alcohol or other drugs?

YES

NO

8.

Do you feel more at ease on a date when drinking or using other drugs?

YES

NO

9.

Have you gotten into trouble at home for using alcohol or other drugs?

YES

NO

10.

Do you borrow money or "do without" other things to buy alcohol and other drugs?

YES

NO

11.

Do you feel a sense of power when you use alcohol or other drugs?

YES

NO

12.

Have you lost friends since you started using alcohol or other drugs?

YES

NO

13.

Do your friends use less alcohol or other drugs than you do?

YES

NO

14.

Do you drink or use other drugs until your supply is all gone?

YES

NO

15.

Do you ever wake up and wonder what happened the night before?

YES

NO

16.

Have you ever been busted or hospitalized due to alcohol or use of illicit drugs?

YES

NO

17.

Do you "turn off" any studies or lectures about alcohol or illicit drug use?

YES

NO

18.

Do you think you have a problem with alcohol or other drugs?

YES

NO

19.

Has there ever been someone in your family with a drinking or other drug problem?

YES

NO

20.

Could you have a problem with alcohol or other drugs?

YES

NO

If you answer "yes" to any three of the above questions, you may be at risk for developing alcoholism and/or dependence on another drug. If you answer "yes" to five of these questions, you should seek professional help immediately. Call the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence at 1 (800) NCA-CALL or 1 (800) 253-1334 for a referral.

NCADD
Also here is a link to their web site
http://www.ncadd.org

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