Within this assessment the words “drug use” means the use of illegal or illicit drugs or misuse of prescribed or over-the-counter drugs (in excess of instructions)The assessment does not cover alcohol or tobacco.
Examples of drug use may include:Cannabis (e.g. hash, skunk), stimulants (e.g. amphetamines, cocaine, ecstasy), hallucinogens (e.g., magic mushrooms, LSD), opioids (e.g., heroin, codeine), synthetic cannabinoids (eg spice) or other drugs such as ketamine, solvents, Xanex, vallium
Your responses to the following questions will provide information and advice on your drug use which is personal to you.Your answers should relate to your drug use over the last 12 months.
Have you used drugs other than prescription or over-the-counter drugs within instructed levels?
Do you use more than one drug at a time?
Are you always able to stop using drugs when you want to?
Have you “blacked out” or experienced "flashbacks" as a result of your drug use?
Do you ever feel bad or guilty about your drug use?
Do your friends or family ever complain about your involvement with drugs?
Have you neglected members of your family because of your use of drugs?
Have you engaged in illegal activities in order to obtain 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.)?
RESULTSYour responses suggest no current concerns around use of drugs.Click below to access information and advice on drugs and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
RESULTSYour responses suggest you may be at risk of harm from your drug use and this may be having an impact on your health and wellbeing.Click below to access information and advice on how to reduce harm from drug use and improve your health and wellbeing.
RESULTSYour responses suggest your use of drugs may already be causing you some harm. It would be beneficial for you to further discuss your drug use with someone.
One of our on-line team is available to chat, with information and advice to share on the steps you can take to improve your health and wellbeing.
or, visit our self help
Webchat is available:
Mon to Fri 10am to 10pm
Sat & Sun – 2pm to 10pmFor immediate access to self-help information please click below
RESULTSYour responses suggest that you may have a substantial problem with your drug use which is likely to be harmful to you. You would benefit from further assessment by speaking with your GP or someone in a local service.We can support you in identifying the local service options that are available to you, click below
RESULTSYour responses suggest that you may have a severe problem with your drug use which will be harming you. Further assessment is recommended and it would be beneficial for you to speak with your GP or someone in a local service.We can support you in identifying the local service options that are available to you, click below