Does your loved one drink or use drugs alone?
Have they ever had a loss of memory or “blacked out” from drinking or drug use?
Have they ever been treated by a doctor for drinking or drug use?
Have they confided in you about their drinking or drug use?
Do you feel you cannot be honest with your loved one because of their reaction?
Do you walk on eggshells around your loved one to keep everyone/everything “happy”?
Have they ever been hospitalised or injured as a result of drinking or drug use?
Do they lose time from work or are unable to work due to drinking or drug use?
Do you lie to family or friends cover up your loved ones drinking or drug use?
Is their drinking or drug use affecting their reputation?
Have you gotten into financial difficulties as a result of their drinking or drug use?
Have they ever stolen or pawned property to get money for alcohol/drugs?
Have their friendship groups changed as a result of drinking or taking drugs?
Do you spend more time worrying about them than other members of your family?
Are they careless of their own welfare, health or overall presentation?
Have their ambitions decreased/changed since they started drinking/using drugs?
Are they awake at odd hours of the day – e.g. when everyone else is asleep?
Have you developed any health issues as a result of their drinking or drug use?
Do you find yourself stressed and unable to focus in other areas of your life?