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Group 401

Substance Abuse: Do I have a problem?

If you think you might have a drug problem, or if you think someone you know might have a drug problem, answer the questions below.


  • Have you used drugs other than those required for medical reasons?
  • Have you abused prescription drugs?
  • Do you abuse more than one drug at a time?
  • Can you get through the week without using drugs?
  • Are you always able to stop using drugs when you want to?
  • Have you had “blackouts” or “flashbacks” as a result of drug use?
  • Do you ever feel bad or guilty about your drug use?
  • Does your spouse (parents) complain about your involvement with drugs?
  • Have drugs created problems between you and your spouse or between you and your parents?
  • Have you lost friends because of your drug use?
  • Have you neglected your family because of drug abuse?
  • Have you been in trouble at work because of drug abuse?
  • Have you lost a job because of drug abuse?
  • Have you gotten into fights when under the influence of drugs?
  • Have you engaged in illegal activities to obtain drugs?
  • Have you been arrested for possession of illegal drugs?
  • Have you ever experienced withdrawal symptoms (felt sick) when you stopped taking drugs?
  • Have you had medical problems as a result of your drug use (e.g. memory loss; hepatitis; convulsions; bleeding, etc.)
  • Have you ever gone to anyone for help with a drug problem?
  • Have you been involved in a treatment program specifically related to drug use?

If you answered “Yes” to any question, it may be time to seek professional help.  Just give our friendly staff a call today at (716) 831-1800.  We will be happy to discuss your needs with you in a confidential manner.  Horizon Health has many convenient locations for substance abuse treatment in Western New York.