Do I Have A Problem

Turning Point of Tampa Self Test

  Do I Have A Problem?

How do you know if you or someone you care about is dealing with an alcohol/drug addiction or an eating disorder? Read and answer the questions below to determine how many you identify with.

Having a chemical dependency or eating disorder does not have to destroy your life. Your answers to the questions below might help determine if you or a loved one has a problem. If you do, Turning Point of Tampa is here to help. You can call our Help Line 24 hours a day at 800-397-3006.

 

Alcohol/Drug Self  Test

Answering these questions may help you determine if you have a problem with alcohol or drug abuse. 

Have you ever felt you should cut down on your drinking or drug use?

Have people annoyed you by criticizing your drinking or drug use?

Have you ever felt bad or guilty about your drinking or drug use?

Have you used drugs or alcohol to avoid the feeling you get after using or to alleviate a hangover (eye-opener)?

Eating Disorder Anorexia/Bulimia
Self Test

This screening tool can help you determine if you may have symptoms of anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa.

Do you make yourself sick because you feel uncomfortably full?

Do you worry you have lost control over how much you eat?

Have you recently lost more than 14 pounds in a three month period?

Do you believe yourself to be fat when others say you are thin?

Would you say that food or thoughts of food dominate your life?

Food Addiction/BingeEating Disorder Self Test

This screening tool can help you determine if you may have a problem with compulsive overeating or food addiction.

Do you need to eat more food over time to achieve a particular feeling?

Do you eat food to alleviate distress or a low  feeling?

Do you eat more than you intend to?

Do you frequently try to cut back on the amount of food eaten?

Are you spending more time eating and recovering?

Do you miss events or time with others because of food use?

Do you eat foods in spite of knowledge of the negative consequences.