If you’re here, it’s probably because you’re concerned about your drinking, or wondering if you should be
Maybe someone recently pointed out your habits. Or perhaps you’ve realized that terrible feeling might actually be a weekend-long hangover. You might have told yourself you’d cut back tomorrow—a year ago. Or maybe you just wonder, “what’s normal drinking, anyway?”
You may also be worried about someone else.
Take this alcohol quiz if:
- You’ve been wanting to ask someone if you drink too much, but the question makes you uncomfortable
- You’re unsure if you drink enough to get help
- You’re unsure whether your habits reflect the larger drinking culture, or a personal problem
- Your loved one insists that their drinking is normal, but you’re unsure
This 11-question survey will assess you, or your loved one’s drinking habits
The criteria are based on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), a handbook professionals use to diagnose mental health disorders, including addiction. These questions are used by doctors and addiction experts around the world.
You can see your confidential results directly after completion, and find out whether you may have alcohol use disorder (AUD). You’ll receive 1 out of the following 4 outcomes:
These results are not intended as an official diagnosis
For that, you would need to speak with one of our physicians or nurses. But what your results can tell you is where you fall on the drinking spectrum, and whether you (or a loved one) might want to get help.
This survey is non-judgemental—we avoid the word “alcoholic” for a reason. Many different behaviors can qualify as “problem drinking,” and not all of them require the same solution. Some people can return to moderation, while others may feel it’s best if they quit completely.