The following questions were written by recovering addicts in Narcotics Anonymous. If you have doubts about

whether or not you’re an addict, take a few moments to read the questions below and answer them

as honestly as you can.

Do you ever use alone?
Have you ever substituted one substance for another, thinking that one particular substance was the problem?
Have you ever manipulated or lied to a doctor to obtain a particular substance?
Have you ever stolen a substance or stolen to obtain a substance?
Do you regularly use a substance when you wake up or when you go to bed?
Have you ever taken one substance to overcome the effects of another?
Do you avoid people or places that do not approve of you using a substance?
Have you ever used a substance without knowing what it was or what it would do to you?
Has your job or school performance ever suffered from the effects of your substance use?
Have you ever been arrested as a result of using a substance?
Have you ever lied about what or how much you use?
Do you put the purchase of a substance ahead of your financial responsibilities?
Have you ever tried to stop or control your using?
Have you ever been in a jail, hospital, or a substance rehabilitation center because of your using?
Does using interfere with your sleeping or eating?
Does the thought of running out of a substance terrify you?
Do you feel it is impossible for you to live without a substance?
Do you ever question your own sanity?
Is your substance use making life at home unhappy?
Have you ever thought you couldn’t fit in or have a good time without a substance?
Have you ever felt defensive, guilty, or ashamed about your using?
Do you think a lot about a substance?
Have you had irrational or indefinable fears?
Has using affected your sexual relationships?
Have you ever taken a substance you didn’t prefer?
Have you ever used a substance because of emotional pain or stress?
Have you ever overdosed on any substance?
Do you continue to use despite negative consequences?
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"If you have answered "Yes" to any of the questions asked, please carefully consider speaking to your doctor, or health care professional about your substance use - or call our dedicated professionals for additional information."


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