Teen addiction quiz

Wondering if your teen is using drugs or alcohol?

Take a short quiz to find out.

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Recognizing that your teen may be using alcohol or drugs can be scary. Rogers is here to help lead the way to recovery by treating both mental health issues and use of alcohol, drugs or opioids at the same time. If you'd like to learn more about teen addiction, listen to our Reducing the Risk of Teen Addiction podcast.

Teen drug and alcohol use quiz

Answer the questions completely and honestly. Remember, it is never too late to seek help for your child.

Are you worried your teen may be addicted to drugs or alcohol? Teen addiction is a treatable medical disease that may cause symptoms like: failing to fulfill obligations, obsession with substances, and more. Answer the quiz questions completely and honestly. Remember, it is never too late to seek help for your child. The quiz below can help determine if your teen is demonstrating signs that they may be using drugs or alcohol. While helpful, it is not intended to be a comprehensive diagnosis or to diagnose substance use disorder or other mental health disorders. Based on your answers, you may receive a possible indication of addiction. If so, we are here and ready to help!


Over the past month:

1. Have you noticed a change in your teen’s personality or behaviors, such as uncharacteristic irritability including aggressive or violent outbursts?

2. Have your teen’s grades in school decreased?

3. Have you noticed your teen withdrawing from friends and family?

4. Has your teen shown less interest in activities and lower motivation overall?

5. Have you noticed unusual physical symptoms, such as bloodshot or dilated eyes, weight loss, poor hygiene, unexplained nosebleeds, or shakiness?

6. Have you found drugs or paraphernalia in your teen’s room?

7. Do you have a family history of substance use?

Dr. Azhar M. Yunus

Authored by Dr. Azhar M. Yunus, medical director, child and adolescent outpatient services, Rogers Behavioral Health

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