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Self assessment test for Drug addiction

The following questions are to be used merely as a guide for identifying possible signs of addiction. Please be aware that patterns of drug use may vary enormously between individuals and test results should therefore not be used as a substitute for clinical diagnosis.

1. Do you use any illegal drugs, including marijuana and / or non-prescribed doses of prescription medication?

2. Do you regularly exceed the dosage of over-the-counter medicines such as painkillers, cold medicines, laxatives, diet aids or sleeps aids?

3. Have you ever gone to a different doctor to get larger quantities of a drug than your doctor prescribed?

4. Do you purchase drugs or medicines through strangers or unlicensed dealers?

5. Are some of your closest friends users of recreational drugs?

6. Have you failed to keep a promise to yourself or others that you would stop taking drugs?

7. Imagine that you no longer have your favourite drug on you, but you also have to pay a bill. You can only afford the drug or the bill. Would you buy the drug?

8. Do you hide your drug use from friends, family, work colleagues or people of authority?

9. Do you combine drugs or medicines with drinking alcohol to enhance the effects?

10. In the last year, have you done anything while you are using drugs that you regret?

11. Do you hide your drugs while carrying in the car or on your person?

12. Have you missed work in the last year because of drugs or withdrawal?