1. How often do you have a drink containing alcohol? (Consider a drink to be one 12-ounce can or bottle of most widely sold beers, one 5-ounce glass of wine, one wine cooler, or one cocktail or 1.5-ounce shot of most hard liquors.)
1 time per month or less
2 to 4 times per month
2 to 3 times per week
4 or more times per week

2. How many drinks containing alcohol do you have on a typical day when you are drinking?
I do not drink or 1 to 2 drinks
3 to 4 drinks
5 to 6 drinks
7 to 9 drinks
Greater than or equal to 10 drinks

3.How often in the last year have you had 5 or more drinks on 1 occasion?
Less than monthly
Daily or almost daily

4. Are you:

How to Use

Welcome to the Risky Drinking Assessment. You will be asked some questions to help you find out if you have a problem with alcohol.

If you or others around you are concerned about your drinking, the answers to these questions can help you decide whether you should seek further help from a professional.

Review Date: 03/20/2015
Reviewed By: Steven Rapaport, MD, American Board of Internal Medicine Certified, Primary care physician, Meuchedet Health Plan, Tel Aviv, Israel. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.
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