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Do I have a problem with drinking or drugs?

If you answer "Yes" to any one of the questions below, you may be at risk for a substance abuse problem.

1. Have you missed school (or work) due to substance use?
2. Have you ever felt guilty or ashamed after drinking or using drugs?
3. Do you hang out with a crowd that drinks or uses drugs a lot?
4. Do you feel more able to talk to other people, especially people you don't know well, after a drink or drug use?
5. Do you have any drugs hidden in your room at home, or a stash hidden someplace else or held for you by a friend?
6. Do you ever keep drinking or using drugs until your supply is gone?
7. Have you ever gotten into trouble at school or work due to drug/alcohol use?
8. Do you feel a sense of power when drinking or using drugs?
9. Has there ever been someone in your family with a drinking or drug use problem?
10. Do you get withdrawal symptoms when you stop drinking or using drugs?

Email us at help@covenanthouse.ca if you need help dealing with a problem and our counsellor will reply Monday to Friday, 9 to 5.

(Note: This quiz is not meant to replace a professional assessment. It is only meant to give an indication of a possible problem.)

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