Drug Use Assessment

Spend less than 5 minutes using our Drug Use Assessment Self-Quiz to learn more about your, or your loved one’s, potential severity of drug use.

If you answered “Yes” to 2 or more questions. it may indicate a substance use disorder. For more information, please contact The Farley Center. To receive our brochure, fill out the brochure request form

2 or more "Yes" answers indicates that a problem is likely to exist. For more information, please contact The Farley Center. To recieve our brochure, fill out the form here.

Here are some steps and questions you might consider in a drug use self-assessment:

  1. Honest Reflection: Take some time to honestly reflect on your substance use behaviors without judgment.
  2. Frequency and Quantity: How often do you use drugs? How much do you typically use in a single instance?
  3. Motivation: Are you using drugs for fun, relaxation, coping with stress, or other reasons?
  4. Impact on Life: Is your drug use affecting your daily life, relationships, work, or responsibilities?
  5. Cravings: Do you feel a strong urge or craving to use drugs, especially in situations where you previously used them?
  6. Loss of Control: Have you tried to cut down or quit using drugs but found it difficult to do so?
  7. Tolerance: Do you find that you need to use larger amounts of the substance to achieve the same effects as before?
  8. Withdrawal: Do you experience physical or emotional discomfort when you stop using drugs or when the effects wear off?
  9. Mood and Emotions: Do you use drugs to cope with negative emotions or to enhance positive feelings?
  10. Consequences: Have you experienced negative consequences as a result of your drug use, such as legal issues, relationship problems, health concerns, or financial difficulties?
  11. Desire to Quit: Have you thought about quitting or cutting down on your drug use, or has someone expressed concern about your drug use?
  12. Support System: Do you have a support system in place that can help you if you decide to make changes to your drug use?