Drug Addiction

Drug addiction, also called substance use disorder, is a disease that affects a person’s brain and behavior and leads to an inability to control the use of a legal or illegal drug or medication. Substances such as alcohol, marijuana and nicotine also are considered drugs.
1.Do you ever use drugs for something other than a medical reason?
2.When you use drugs, do you use more than one drug at a time?
3.Do you use drugs more than once per week?
4.Have you abused prescription drugs before?
5.Have you ever tried to stop using drugs but couldn’t stay stopped?
6.Do you ever feel ashamed or guilty after using drugs?
7.Has your relationships with friends become distant?
8.Do you spend less time with your family and more time with drugging friends?
9.Has your family or friends talked to you about your drug use?
10.Do your family members or friends ever complain about your drug use?
11.While under the influence of drugs, have you gotten into fights with other people?
12.Has your ever lost a job due to coming in late, mistakes or poor work performance due to drug use?
13.Has your drug use caused problems or gotten you into trouble at your workplace?
14.Have you been arrested for illegal drug possession?
15.Do you participate in illegal activities in order to get your drugs?
16.When you stop taking your drug, do you experience any withdrawal symptoms or feel sick?
17.Has your drug use ever resulted in blackouts?
18.Have you ever had medical problems such as memory loss, hepatitis, convulsions, bleeding, etc. as a result of your drug?
19.Have you ever looked for or received help for a drug problem?
20.Have you participated been in any type of treatment for drug use?

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