If you think you have a problem with alcohol addiction, abuse or dependence, use
this short assessment to help determine if you should seek diagnosis and treatment.
Some questions ask about the number of drinks you have had. For the purpose of this
assessment, a drink is defined as:
- a single small (8 ounces; 1/2 pint) glass of beer
- a single shot / measure
of liquor / spirits, or
- a single glass of wine
The following questions refer to your behavior over the past year. For each question,
indicate the statement that is most true for you by checking the appropriate box.
Your score is:
Your score assessment will be displayed here once you have finished the quiz.
Your alcohol usage appears to be within safe guidelines for consumption.
Your alcohol usage appears to exceed safe guidelines for consumption.
Your alcohol usage appears to be hazardous. Please seek professional help.
Your alcohol usage appears to be hazardous and you may require professional help.
| 0 - 7
|| Normal Usage
| 8 - 15
|| Exceeding "Safe-Use" Guidelines
| 16 - 19
|| Hazardous Usage: Help Strongly Urged
| 20 - up
|| Hazardous Usage: Help Required
NOTE: This score does not represent a mental disorder diagnosis
or any type of behavioral health care treatment recommendation.
Always consult with a trained mental health professional if you are experiencing
feelings, thoughts or difficulties that cause you or people you love to be concerned.
Seek immediate treatment from a licensed mental health professional or physician
if you are having suicidal thoughts.
If you suspect that you have a drinking or drug problem, you should seek help from
a health care professional regardless of your score.