Please fill in the following questionnaire selecting one of the options for each question. Click the ‘Calculate’ button below to find out if you are likely to have an addiction to a particular drug.

If you are drinking alcohol rather than using drugs, please use our alcohol addiction self-assessment.

Questions Part 1: General

Have you used drugs other than those required for medical reasons?

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Have you abused prescription drugs?

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Do you abuse more than one drug at a time?

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Questions Part 2: Control of drug use

Can you get through the week without using drugs (other than those required for medical reasons)?

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Are you always able to stop using drugs when you want to?

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Have you had “blackouts” or “flashbacks” as a result of drug use?

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Do you ever feel bad about your drug abuse?

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Questions Part 3: Relationships

Does your spouse (or parents) ever complain about your involvement with drugs?

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Has drug abuse ever created problems between you and your spouse?

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Have you ever lost friends because of your use of drugs?

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Have you ever neglected your family or missed work because of your use of drugs?

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Questions Part 4: Activities related to drug use

Does your spouse (or parents) ever complain about your involvement with drugs?

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Have you ever lost a job because of drug abuse?

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Have you got into fights when under the influence of drugs?

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Have you engaged in illegal activities in order to obtain drugs?

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Have you ever been arrested for possession of illegal drugs?

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Questions Part 5: Withdrawal symptoms and seeking help

Have you ever experienced withdrawal symptoms as a result of heavy drug intake?

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Have you had medical problems as a result of your drug use (e.g. memory loss, hepatitis, convulsions, bleeding etc.)?

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Have you ever gone to anyone for help for a drug problem?

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Have you ever been involved in a treatment programme specifically related to drug use?

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