Do I Have a Drug Problem?

How do I know if I have a problem with drugs? The answer to that question may be difficult to recognize, yet Drug Questionnaires like the one below are commonly used in treatment settings to determine severity of use.

Simply answer the questions below, by selecting Yes or No. You will calculate your score at the end once you’ve answered all questions.

With the exception of Question #3, calculate your total number of “YES” responses. If you responded “NO” to question number 3, add 1 point to your total score

Scoring

0= No problems reported

1 to 2= Low level drug problem

3 to 5= Moderte level drug problem

6 to 8= Substantial level drug problem

9 to 10= Severe level drug probelm

(Source: The Drug Abuse Screening Test (DAST)- 10 is a brief instrument for clinical screening and treatment evaluation and is designed to be used with adults and older youth)

If you or someone you know is struggling with a drug issue, contact Stonewall Institute at 602-535-6468