Common Signs of Addiction

Worried that you or a loved one may need substance use disorder treatment?

If you answer yes to one or more of these questions, we may be able to help you.

  • Do you drink or use to overcome shyness or to feel more confident?
  • Are you having money troubles because of drinking or using?
  • Do you ever stay home from work because of drinking or using?
  • Is drinking or using causing trouble in your family?
  • Have you lost a job or a business because of drinking or using?

  • Do you drink or use to escape your problems?
  • Do you drink or use when you are alone?
  • Do you have blackouts? (Loss of memory for events that happened or of actions you performed while drinking or using?)
  • Have you ever been in a hospital because of drinking or using?
  • Do you make promises to yourself or others about your drinking or using?
  • Do you have to keep on drinking or using once you have started?
  • Have you had an accident because of drinking or using?
  • Have you been arrested more than once for drunk driving or driving under the influence of drugs?
  • Has drinking or using affected your health?