When you first started using drugs or alcohol, you probably did so just to relieve some stress, or socialize with your friends. There are so many reasons why people begin using, but most of the time they don't intend to become addicted. Now that some time has passed, you're probably finding yourself wondering if you actually have an addiction that needs treatment.
The following addiction quiz will help you get the answers you need. For each question, if your answer is "Yes," please check the box. If your answer is "No," leave the box blank. When you've finished, please enter your email address and click the Submit button to get your results.
You're certainly not alone if you have a substance abuse problem. In fact, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, drug and alcohol abuse is responsible for the loss of more than $740 billion each year. This amount is related to crime, loss of productivity at work, and healthcare.
US News and World Report weighs in on the problem with the following statistics: