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Quick Substance Abuse Quiz

Have you ever felt or has it been suggested that you should cut down on your drinking or drug use?

Have people annoyed you by criticizing your drinking or drug use?

Have you ever felt bad or guilty about the way you or someone you know used alcohol or drugs?

Have you ever found that you cannot remember periods of time following drinking or drug use?

Have you ever used alcohol or drugs at the start of your day?

Have you ever needed medical attention because of alcohol or drug use?

Have you found yourself using alcohol or other drugs in amounts greater than intended?

Has alcohol or drug use ever caused you not to meet important responsibilities (job, school,
family, financial)?

Have you ever been in trouble because of alcohol or drug use?

Have you ever thought about talking to someone about the way you or someone you know uses
alcohol or drugs?

If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, meeting with our staff may be helpful. Answering "yes" to two or more questions suggests a problem that should be addressed.

Contact Marie Baker, Yale Health Substance Abuse Counselor for undergraduates at 203-432-1891 or Maury Steigman, Yale Health Substance Abuse Counselor for graduate and professional students at 203-432-7366.