Are You An Alcoholic?

Answering these 10 questions may help

  1. Do you lose time from work due to drinking?
  2. Is drinking making your home life unhappy?
  3. Is drinking affecting your reputation?
  4. Have you ever felt remorse after drinking?
  5. Do you crave a drink at a definite time daily?
  6. Do you want a drink the next morning?
  7. Do you drink alone?
  8. Have you ever had a complete loss of memory as a result of drinking?
  9. Is drinking jeopardizing your job or your business?
  10. Have you ever been to a hospital or institution on account of drinking?

12 Questions only you can answer

  1. Have I tried to stop drinking for a week or so, but could not do it?
  2. Have I wished people would stop talking about my drinking?
  3. Have I changed drinks to try not to get drunk?
  4. Do I ever need a drink to get going in the morning?
  5. Do I envy people who can drink without getting into trouble?
  6. Does my drinking cause problems at home?
  7. Does my drinking cause problems with other people?
  8. Do I try to get extra drinks?
  9. Have I ever tried to stop drinking but still got drunk?
  10. Have I missed work or cut school because of drinking?
  11. Do I have blackouts — times I cannot remember?
  12. Would my life be better if I quit drinking?
Reprinted from Is A.A. for You?, p. 2-4, with permission of A.A. World Services, Inc.

If you have answered YES to three or more of these questions,
you have a definite problem with alcohol.
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