Each person's "rock bottom" is different. Some people recognize that they are in trouble early. What you need to ask yourself is, "How far down do I want to go before I make an effort to come back up?" or "How much am I willing to risk the possibility that I'll never make it back up?"
In the following self-assessment, answer the questions honestly either yes or no and keep tally of how many of each you have. This only takes a minute and could help you better gauge whether or not you might have a problem with alcohol.
You answered yes to less than two questions:
Your answers suggest that drinking is no problem to you.
You answered yes to between 2 and 4 questions:
Your self-assessment responses suggest that your drinking use pattern could be getting in the way of
your ability to function at your very best. Certainly, no written test can determine better than you and a qualified
professional if your drinking is out of your control. Often the fear of being labeled an "alcoholic" keep people from confronting the issue altogether. Self-education is the best tool you can arm yourself
with. One way you can learn more about the signs of alcoholism is to read information made available on this website or
by speaking with an addiction specialist to address any concerns you might have.
Remember you can take advantage of our free consultation and call us now to get answers to your questions regarding alcohol use and addiction. Good luck and best wishes to you.
YOU ANSWERED YES TO FIVE OR MORE QUESTIONS:
Your responses suggest that drinking has become a real problem for you and that your drinking
is consistent with most definitions of alcohold addiction. However, consider your honesty about your alcohol use an accomplishment and your first step towards recovery.
You are encouraged to consult with knowledgeable professionals in the field of alcohol addiction. You may consider a quick call for a no obligation consultation to our facility, Florida Center for Recovery, to get more information about alcohol use and the dangers of alcohol abuse. Our trained admissions personnel can even discuss options for treatment with you.