Find out your drug intake score

The questionnaire below will help you understand your drug risks. Find out your alcohol score here.

The answer to each question comes with a corresponding score. Add up all your scores and see your risk level in the bottom box.

If you would like to someone about your result, please call us on 0345 3 30 30 30 or email Tyler.Andrew@lgbt.foundation.


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QUESTIONS

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1. How often do you use drugs other than alcohol? Never Once a month of less often 2-4 times a month 2-3 times a week 4 times a week or more
2. Do you use more than one type of drug on the same occasion? Never Once a month of less often 2-4 times a month 2-3 times a week 4 times a week or more
3. How many times do you take drugs on a typical day when you use drugs? 0 1-2 3-4 5-6 7 or more
4. How often are you heavily influenced by drugs? Never Less often than once a month Every month Every week Daily or almost daily
5. Over the past year, have you felt that your longing for drugs was so strong that you could not resist it? Never Less often than once a month Every month Every week Daily or almost daily
6. Has it happened, over the past year that you have not been able to stop taking drugs once you started? Never Less often than once a month Every month Every week Daily or almost daily
7. How often over the past year have you taken drugs and then not done something you should have done? Never Less often than once a month Every month Every week Daily or almost daily
8. How often over the past year have you needed to take a drug the morning after heavy drug use the day before? Never Less often than once a month Every month Every week Daily or almost daily
9. How often over the past year have you had guilt feelings or a bad conscience because you used drugs? Never Less often than once a month Every month Every week Daily or almost daily
10. Have you or anyone else been mentally/physically hurt because you used drugs? Never
Yes, but not over the last year Yes, in the last year
11. Has a relative or a friend, a doctor or a nurse, or anyone else, been worried about your drug use or said to you that you should stop using drugs? Never Yes, but not over the last year Yes, in the last year

TOTAL SCORE ___

What your result means:

A result of 25 or above indicates possible dependence on drugs.

A score between 10-24 indicates increasing risk.

The maximum score is 44.


If you would like to talk to someone about your results, please call 0345 3 30 30 30 or email Tyler.Andrew@lgbt.foundation.