Diagnose Yourself - Take a Quiz.

1. The CAGE-AID Test – Alcohol and Drug Use Disorder Identification Test

 

*Note:- When thinking about drug use, please include illegal drug use and use of prescription drugs for purposes other than those prescribed by your doctor.

CAGE-AID Questions  (* answer “Yes” or “No”) 

In the last 12 months:-

  1. Have you felt that you need to cut down on your drinking or drug use?                         
  2. Have people (in addition to your spouse) criticized your drinking or drug use?                                                   
  3. Have you felt bad or guilty about your drinking or drug use?                                 
  4. Have you had a drink or used drugs first thing in the morning to steady your nerves or get rid of a hangover

Scoring CAGE-AID

If you score 2 or more “Yes” responses you have a positive screen for alcohol/drug use disorder in which case you will greatly benefit from talking to us today about our services and what we can do to help you overcome your problem. Contact us using the Contacts.

 

2. The AUDIT Test - Alcohol (and Drugs) Use Disorders Identification Test 

 

AUDIT (SELF) TEST

 

Place an X in one box that best describes your answer to each question.

Your answers will remain confidential so please be honest.

 

 

Questions / Score

0

1

2

3

4

 

1.        

How often do you have a drink containing alcohol?

Never

Monthly

 2-4 times

2-3 times

4 or more

 

2.       

How many drinks containing alcohol do you have on a typical day when you are drinking?

1 or 2

3 or 4

5 or 6

7 to 9

10 or more

 

3.        

How often do you have six more drinks on one occasion?

Never

Less than Monthly

Less than weekly

Weekly

Daily or almost daily

 

4.        

How often during the last  year have you found that you were not able to stop drinking once you had started?

Never

Less than Monthly

Monthly

 

Weekly

Daily or almost daily

 

5.        

How often during the last year have you failed to do what was normally expected of you because of drinking?

Never

Less than Monthly

Monthly

Weekly

Daily or almost daily

 

6.        

How often during the last year have you needed a first drink in the morning to get yourself going after a heavy drinking session?

Never

Less than Monthly

Monthly

 

Weekly

Daily or almost daily

 

7.        

How often during the last year have you had a feeling of guilt or remorse after drinking?

Never

Less than Monthly

Monthly

Weekly

Daily

 

8.        

How often during the last year have you been unable to remember what happened the night before because of your drinking?

Never

Less than Monthly

Monthly

Weekly

Daily

 

9.        

Have you or someone else been injured because of your drinking?

No

 

Yes, but not in the last year

 

Yes, during the last year

 

10.     

Has a relative, friend, doctor, other health care worker been concerned about your drinking last year or suggested you cut down?

No

 

Yes, but not in the last year

 

Yes, during the last year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scoring the AUDIT Test

Increasing Risk Level  

Intervention   Required           

AUDIT score*

Zone I

Alcohol Education

0-7

Zone II

Simple Advice

8-15

Zone III

Simple Advice plus Brief Counseling

16-19

Zone IV

Referral to Specialist for Diagnostic Evaluation and Treatment

20-40

 

* Highest level of intervention is required for people who score 2 or more on Questions 4, 5 and 6, or 4 on Questions 9 or 10.

 

 If you score above 15 in the AUDIT Test you will greatly benefit from talking to us today about our services and what we can do to help you overcome your problem. Contact us using the Contacts.