Score Interpretations and Recommendations

0-7:  Low-risk consumption. To reduce the risk of alcohol-related harm, consume alcohol in moderation or not at all. Check out our Self-Help page for additional resources.

8-14:  Hazardous or Harmful alcohol consumption. Consider talking to your doctor and contact a Behavioral Health Professional at Reach for Resilience for further guidance and alcohol use treatment options in your area.

15+:  Likelihood of alcohol dependence. Talk to your doctor and contact a Behavioral Health Professional at Reach for Resilience for support and alcohol use treatment options in your area.


 

1.How often do you have a drink containing alcohol?
2.How many drinks containing alcohol do you have on a typical day when you are drinking?
3.How often do you have six or more drinks on one occasion?
4.During the past year, how often have you found that you were not able to stop drinking once you had started?
5.During the past year, how often have you failed to do what was normally expected of you because of drinking?
6.During the past year, how often have you needed a drink in the morning to get yourself going after a heavy drinking session?
7.During the past year, how often have you had a feeling of guilt or remorse after drinking?
8.During the past year, have you been unable to remember what happened the night before because you had been drinking?
9.Have you or someone else been injured as a result of your drinking?
10.Has a relative or friend, doctor or other health worker been concerned about your drinking or suggested you cut down?