See if AA is for You

Answer these 12 questions honestly to find out if you have a problem with alcohol. Again remember there’s no disgrace in facing up to the fact that you have a problem.

Please note this questionnaire is for your personal use only, your results will not be published anywhere.
Please be honest with yourself, it can only help you!

Reprinted from , P-3 – Is A.A. For You: Twelve Questions Only You Can Answer with permission of A.A. World Services, Inc.”

1. Have you ever decided to stop drinking for a week or so, but only lasted for a couple of days?


2. Do you wish people would mind their own business about your drinking– stop telling you what to do?


3. Have you ever switched from one kind of drink to another in the hope that this would keep you from getting drunk?


4. Have you had to have an eye-opener upon awakening during the past year? Do you need a drink to get started, or to stop shaking?


5. Do you envy people who can drink without getting into trouble?


6. Have you had problems connected with drinking during the past year?


7. Has your drinking caused trouble at home?


8. Do you ever try to get “extra” drinks at a party because you do not get enough?


9. Do you tell yourself you can stop drinking any time you want to, even though you keep getting drunk when you don’t mean to?


10. Have you missed days of work or school because of drinking?


11. Do you have “blackouts”? A “blackout” is when we have been drinking hours or days which we cannot remember.


12. Have you ever felt that your life would be better if you did not drink?