Do you or a loved one abuse or depend on alcohol or drugs? You may be asking yourself why you can’t quit on your own, or realize you or your loved one needs immediate help!

Substance Dependence: Defined as a destructive pattern of substance use leading to clinically significant social, physical, or occupational impairment or distress; with a need for significant increased amounts of the substance to achieve intoxification, or significant diminished effect with continued use of the same amount of the substance.

Common Drugs: 
Depressants: Alcohol or Marijuana, Stimulants: Amphetamines, Cocaine, Meth,  Estacy, Heroin, Prescription Drugs: Ambien, Ativan, Klonipin, Valium, Xanax, Narcotics: Codiene, Dilaudid, Hydrocodan, Methadone, Morphine, Oxycodone, Oxycontin, Percodan, Percocet, Vicodin, Tramedol, Darvon, Darvocet, Hallucinogens, Inhalants, Anabolic Steroids, Nicotine
Respond yes or no to the following questions:

Yes      NO
___      ___            Has my life become unmanageable and/or spiraled out of control?
___      ___            Alcohol/drugs have been a factor in my relationships
___      ___            Alcohol/drugs have been a factor in loosing my job
___      ___            Alcohol/drugs have been a factor in sleeping difficulties
___      ___            Have I felt remorse after consuming alcohol/drugs
___      ___            I constantly crave alcohol/drugs during the day/afternoon/nigh time
___      ___            I have had a black out or passed out while using alcohol/drug
___      ___            Is Drinking/drugs affecting my moods
___      ___            Have I been hospitalized or in an institution because of alcohol/drugs
___      ___            I have gotten into legal problems because of using alcohol/drugs

*** If you responded yes to three or more of these questions you may have a problem with an addiction to alcohol or drugs or both. The disease of addiction is progressive, chronic and potentially fatal if not taken care of.


Other Addictions May Include: Relationship, Love, Sex & Eating Disorders