Am I an Alcoholic?

Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test  (AUDIT)

This test determines whether or not you meet the  criteria for mild, moderate, or severe diagnosed alcohol use disorder


Are you wondering “Am I an Alcoholic”  – Do you have an addiction to alcohol?

Are you concerned about the role alcohol plays in your life?

With 26 questions, this simple Am I an Alcoholic self-test is intended to help you determine if you or someone you know needs help and to find out more about themselves and their relationship with alcohol .


Please Note: This test specifically does not include drug use. To take a self-test focused specifically on drug use, please click on Am I Drug Addicted?

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Directions: For the “Am I an Alcoholic” test

The following questions are a self-test to help your review the role that alcohol plays in your life. Remember that the questions do not include other drugs taken for medical and non-medical uses.
Carefully read each statement. When preparing each response, take into consideration your actions over the course of the past 12 months.

This test is totally confidential ( you will be the only one that sees the results) and is only an indicator that you may need help.
If our results indicate you or a loved one are in need of assistance please do not hesitate to call our office for a more detailed assessment and more information on dealing with alcohol abuse and getting yourself help and into rehab to start a new life 


The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Self Test (AUDIT)  -Am I an Alcoholic

Yes or No: Decide whether your answer is YES or NO and then check the appropriate space.

1. Do you sometimes have the “shakes” in the morning and find that it helps to have a
“little” drink, tranquilizer or medication of some kind?

 
 
 

2. Can you handle more alcohol now than when you first started to drink?

 
 

3. Do you eat very little or irregularly during the periods when you are drinking?

 
 

4. Do you try to avoid family or close friends while you are drinking?

 
 

5. When drinking with other people, do you try to have a few extra drinks when others
won’t know about it?

 
 
 

6. Have you tried switching brands or drinks, or following different plans to control your
drinking?

 
 
 

7. When you’re sober, do you sometimes regret things you did or said while drinking?

 
 
 

8. Do you sometimes feel uncomfortable if alcohol is not available?

 
 
 

9. After periods of drinking do you sometimes see or hear things that aren’t there?

 
 
 

10. Have you ever gone to anyone for help about your drinking?

 
 

11. Have you sometimes failed to keep promises you made to yourself about controlling or
cutting down on your drinking?

 
 

12. Has a family member or close friend express concern or complained about your drinking?

 
 

13. Do you sometimes stay drunk for several days at a time?

 
 
 

14. Have you ever had a DWI (driving while intoxicated) or DUI (driving under the influence
of alcohol) violation, or any other legal problem related to your drinking?

 
 

15. Are you having more financial, work, school, and/or family problems as a result of
your drinking? Yes No

 
 

16. Do you often want to continue drinking after your friends say they’ve had enough?

 
 
 

17. Have you been having more memory “blackouts” recently?

 
 

18. Do you drink heavily when you are disappointed, under pressure or have had a quarrel
with someone?

 
 
 

19. Have any of your blood relatives ever had a problem with alcohol?

 
 

20. Do you sometimes feel a little guilty about your drinking?

 
 

21. Have you ever been unable to remember part of the previous evening, even though
your friends say you didn’t pass out?

 
 
 

22. Has your physician ever advised you to cut down on your drinking?

 
 

23. Have you recently noticed that you can’t drink as much as you used to? Yes No

 
 

24. Do you usually have a reason for the occasions when you drink heavily?

 
 

25. Are you more in a hurry to get your first drink of the day than you used to be?

 
 
 

26. Do you ever feel depressed or anxious before, during or after periods of heavy drinking?

 
 
 


Am I an Alcoholic Test Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Self Test

If our Am I an Alcoholic Test results indicate you or a loved one are in need of assistance please do not hesitate to call our office for a more detailed assessment and more information on dealing with alcohol abuse and getting yourself help and into rehab to start a new life, call Houghton House now:

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