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Drug Addiction Self-Assessment

Last Updated: March 15, 2024

Reviewed by Dr. Ash Bhatt

If you’ve ever asked yourself the question “am I a drug addict”, this short quiz is designed to help you find the answer. It’ll also help you identify the triggers and offer actionable tips to overcome, if you actually have an addiction.

This questionnaire can give you an insight into your drug problem if you are using drugs, for reasons other than any medical issue or at higher doses than recommended at least once in two months.

Note: We take your privacy very seriously, so please give honest answers. Also, this test is for non-medical purposes only and should not be considered an alternative to professional medical advice. If you ever experience blackouts, flashbacks or any other severe medical issues because of drug abuse, instantly call 911.

Welcome to your Drug Addiction Self-Assessment

Q1. You are:

Q2. How often do you use drugs, for reasons other than any medical issue or at higher doses than recommended?

Q3. How often in the past 12 months have you abused the prescription given by your doctor?

Q4. How often in the last 12 months have you failed to fulfil your responsibilities because of drugs?

Q5. Do you ever have "blackouts" or periods you can't remember while using drugs or drinking?

Q6. How often during the last 12 months did you feel guilty because of taking drugs?

Q7. During the last 12 months, has a friend, relative, colleague, health-care worker or doctor suggested you to quit?

Q8. Do you crave to use drugs at least once in three days?

Q9. How often have you used illegal drugs?

Q10. During the past 12 months, did you participate in illegal activities to get your drugs?

Q11. Do you ever experience medical issues including, but not limited to, seizures, flashbacks and blackouts that (in your opinion) are related to your drug use?

Be sure to click the button below to see your results!



Published on: March 9th, 2016

Updated on: March 15th, 2024

About Author

Decyry Jhoy Serrano, RPh

In 2017, Decyry Jhoy Serrano completed the postgraduate course Drug Menace at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Manila, Philippines. In 2019, she volunteered in the local government’s Narcotics Anonymous and Anti-Drug Abuse programs. She is a speaker and an advocate of anti-drug addiction campaigns. As a remembrance for her late father, Decyry dedicates her time writing the proper use of medications as well as the dangers of drug addiction to educate the people, especially the youth.

Medically Reviewed by

Dr. Ash Bhatt

Throughout his professional life, Dr. Bhatt has been conferred with diplomate status by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, certifying him in both adult and child/adolescent psychiatry. His experiences in emergency rooms, frequently encountering patients with simultaneous health and addiction issues, directed his attention to these specific fields.

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