I have tried to quit, cut down or control how much or how often I drink alcohol or use drugs but have not been very successful.
I have lied or minimized to family or friends about how much, or how often I drink or use drugs.
I drink or use other drugs even when I have planned not to.
I have told myself that I can quit anytime, but never do.
On more than one occasion I could not remember some things that happened while I was drinking or using drugs.
On more than one occasion, I have felt remorse for things I have said or done while using alcohol or drugs.
My use of alcohol or other drugs has led to tension or conflict with some of the people I care about -- friends, spouse, significant other, parents and/or siblings.
I have missed work or school because of alcohol or drugs.
I have had accidents or been injured as a result of drinking or drug use.
I have legal problems related to drinking or drug use.