Check Your Drinking. Make a Plan to Drink Less.

Alcohol Use Screening Tool


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You can use this tool to check your drinking. If you want to drink less, you can build a personalized plan that you can print or save.

Some questions may be sensitive. CDC will not share your information or store it in any way after you exit the website.

This tool is for adults 18 years or older. It is not intended for medical diagnosis or treatment.

Estimated Completion Time: 5 - 10 minutes

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How old are you?
Have you ever been diagnosed with alcohol use disorder?
Are you pregnant?
What is your current gender?


Please consult your healthcare provider if you or someone you know needs help with a drinking problem. Other resources include SAMHSA’s Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator, NIAAA's Alcohol Treatment Navigator, and the National Drug and Alcohol Treatment Referral Routing Service available at 1-800-662-HELP. These resources can help you find treatment programs in your community and someone to speak with about an alcohol problem.