Drug-Free Schools and Communities – Self Test
The following questions are important to consider in assessing your own use of alcohol and other drugs. Answer yes or no to these questions, and then consider the information at the end of the quiz.
|___||___||1.||Do you lose time from school or work because of drinking or using drugs?|
|___||___||2.||Do you drink or use dugs to lose shyness or build self-confidence?|
|___||___||3.||Do you frequently drink or use drugs just to get high?|
|___||___||4.||Is your drinking or use of drugs affecting your reputation?|
|___||___||5.||Do you drink or use drugs to escape from worries?|
|___||___||6.||Do you drink or use drugs in order to go out on a date or to approach someone you find attractive?|
|___||___||7.||While drinking or using drugs, do you ever have sexual encounters that you later regret?|
|___||___||8.||Does your use of alcohol or other drugs cause financial problems?|
|___||___||9.||Do you associate with a different group when you drink or use drugs?|
|___||___||10.||Have you ever missed class or done poorly on an exam or assignment?|
|___||___||11.||Do you take risk while you are drinking or using drugs that you wouldn’t take otherwise?|
|___||___||12.||Are you preoccupied with drinking or using drugs, for example always thinking ahead to the next opportunity to use alcohol or other drugs?|
|___||___||13.||Have you ever had a loss of memory form drinking or using drugs?|
|___||___||14.||Has your drinking or use of drugs ever gotten you into serious trouble with the law, school authorities, etc.?|
|___||___||15.||Do you get annoyed or impatient with classes or lectures about drinking or using drugs?|
|___||___||16.||Is the content of this quiz getting on your nerves?|
If you answer YES to more than two questions, it may be time to take a serious look at your drinking or drug use and the role this plays in your life.
This test was taken from Richard Wallace, Luther Seminary, 2481 Como Ave., St. Paul, MN 55108.