Alcohol Use Self Assessment

 

Please answer YES or NO to the following questions:

 

When you are stressed, do you drink more than usual?

 

YES     NO

 

Do you look for reasons to get drunk?

 

YES     NO

 

Does anyone in your family have a history of drug or alcohol abuse?

 

YES     NO

 

Are you apt to use alcohol heavily after getting a bad grade or arguing with a friend?

 

YES     NO

 

Do you sometimes regret things you said or did while you were drunk?

 

YES     NO

 

Do you need alcohol to be “yourself” and have a good time?

 

YES     NO

 

Do you ever wake up in the morning after and discover that you cannot remember part of the evening?

 

YES     NO                                                                               

                                                                                                 

Have you ever tried to cut down on your use?

 

YES     NO

(over)

Have you ever driven your car and worried that you might be stopped by a cop who could arrest you for being “under the influence”?

 

YES     NO

 

Do you feel annoyed when friends or relatives bring up the subject of your drinking?

 

YES     NO

 

Have you ever missed class due to drinking?

 

YES     NO

 

Do you usually drink to get drunk?

 

YES     NO

 

If you answered “YES” to two or more of these questions, you might consider meeting with one of Neumann’s LISN Peer Counselors (610-358-4541 or lisn@neumann.edu) or a professional counselor at The Counseling and Personal Development Center located in the Wellness Center at 604B Convent Road, 610-358-4540/4541.  We offer free and confidential services for all Neumann students.  In counseling, students can consider how the use of alcohol affects their relationships, school work, health and motivation.  These services are appropriate for those wondering about their own behavior, or concerned about drinking of friends or family.

 

For additional information and links, visit

http://www.neumann.edu/life/counseling.asp

 

Other Resources in the area:

Mirmont Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation Center, 610-744-1400

Northwestern Human Services, 610-328-3200

Alcoholics Anonymous, 215-574-6900

Al-Anon, 215-222-5244

Addiction Hotline, 610-853-7010